Sania-Bhupathi lose, Paes-Stepanek advance
The fifth seeded Indian pair hardly put up a fight against the unseeded Australian-Russian combine losing 3-6, 1-6 in 50 minutes.
Later in the day, Paes got together with Stepanek to dispatch Israel’s Andy Ram and Jonathan Elrich 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 in another second round match.
The fourth seeds next take on either Martin Emmrich and Michael Kohlmann from Germany or the Croatian-Brazilian combine of Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo.
Meanwhile, the mixed doubles Indian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Jie Zheng of China got a walk over against the duo of Marcelo Melo of Brazil and Vera Zvonareva of Russia in the second round.