Valencia: Indian tennis great Leander Paes, partnering Polish Lukasz Kubot, entered the men's doubles quarter-finals of the Valencia Open with a straight sets win on the indoor hard courts of the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències here on Wednesday.
The second seeded pair took just an hour and 11 minutes to beat Spaniard-Argentine wildcard pair of Pablo Carreno and Busta Federico Delbonis 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of the 537,050-euro tournament.
Paes and Kubot will next take on Australian-Brazilian combine of Chris Guccione and Andre Sa for a place in the semi-finals.
Paes and Kubot also won 66 of the 113 points played in the match.
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