Paes-Melzer lose in quarters at Monte Carlo Masters

In the deciding super tiebreak, the unseeded men were no match for the Bryan brothers who easily raced away to 10 points and will now face Canada-Australian pair of Milos Raonic and Bernard Tomic in the last four Saturday.

updated: April 19, 2013 20:23 IST
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Monte Carlo: Jurgen Melzer and Leander Paes lost their men's doubles quarterfinal clash against the top seeds Bob and Mike Bryan here at the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday.

The Bryan brothers won 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 in one hour and 13 minutes to proceed to the semifinals of the 1000-point ATP clay court tournament.

The Indo-Austrian pair broke the top seeds twice in as many chances they got to get past the tough first set. Paes-Melzer quashed six of the seven breakpoint chances of the Americans.

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