Leander Paes and his Canadian partner Daniel Nestor breezed into the third round with a straight-set victory over the German-Austrian pair of Andre Begemann and Julian Knowle.

The 10th seeded Indo-Canadian pair made short work of Begemann-Knowle winning in straight sets 7-6 (7-3) 6-2. Top seeds Sania and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis defeated local pair of Stepahnie Foretz and Amandine Hesse 6-3 6-4 in only 65 minutes.

In the match featuring Paes, the first set saw both pairs trade a break each, it went to the tie-breaker where the fancied pair of Paes-Nestor brought on all their experience into play winning it at 3.

The second set was a virtual cakewalk as the winners got a double break straightaway in the second and fourth games to lead 4-0 as the German-Austrian pair couldn't comeback despite winning a couple of service. The highlight of Paes-Nestor pair's performance was the successsful conversion of 82 percent of their first serve.

They finally won the match on the eighth game to progress to the next round along with Bryan brothers.

For Sania and Hingis, it wasn't a tough battle as they broke the French pair in the eighth game and followed it up by holding their serve to take the first set 6-3.

The Indo-Swiss pair started the second set well as they took a 1-0 lead breaking the opposition serve. However Foretz-Hesse duo broke even to make it 3-3.

But the decisive break happened in the ninth game which they won and served for the match without much difficulty.

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