Leander Paes and Purav Raja swept aside the duo of James Cerretani and John Patrick Smith 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 in the summit showdown of the Knoxville Challenger tennis tournament in Tennessee
Leander Paes and Purav Raja lifted the Knoxville Challenger title in the wake of securing an agreeable straight sets win in the finals of the men’s duplicates occasion here last night.
The best seeded match cleared aside the American-Australian twosome of James Cerretani and John Patrick Smith 7-6, 7-6 in the summit standoff of the USD 75,000 hard court occasion that occurred at the indoor hard court of Goodfriend Tennis Center today around evening time.
It is Paes and Raja’s first-since forever title subsequent to uniting in August this year.
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Prior, Leander Paes won three Challenger level titles this season blending with Canadian Adil Shamasdin and American Scott Lipsky.
Raja, then again, before joining forces with Paes, had fixed the Bordeaux Challenger title with Divij Sharan other than making it to the summit confrontation of the Chennai Open.