Experienced tennis star Leander Paes and his partner Samantha Stosur were eliminated in the second round of the Australian Open mixed-doubles event, which ended the challenge of India in this tournament. The pair of Paes and Stosur got by defeated Robert Farah of Colombia and Ana-Lena Gronfeld of Germany 4-6, 6-4, 10-8.
Paes and Stosur pair lost the second set by the same difference after winning the first set 6-4. The third set went to the tiebreaker where the Indian and Australian pair of the pair were beaten by 8-10. The Indian challenge ended in the men’s doubles on the same day in the tournament. The 45-year-old Paes and Miguel Angel Reyes Varela, who played their 24th Australian Open, had to face defeat in the first round of the men’s doubles.