Yu, Marray annex doubles crown in Chennai Open

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Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Unseeded pair of Yen-Hsun Yu and Jonathan Marray annexed the doubles title defeating top seeds Leander Paes and Raven Klaasen 6-3, 7-6(4) in the final of the Aircel Chennai Open here Sunday.

Yu of Chinese Taipei and his British partner Marray broke the Indo-South African combination once to take the first set and then won a thrilling tie-break to annex the crown.
For the 41-year old Paes, in his 25th season on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour and playing with his 99th partner, it was as good a start as any for the new year, but on the day, he and Klaasen, pairing up for the first time, were clearly outplayed in the 67-minute encounter.

Last modified: January 11, 2015