Paes-Bopanna to take on Stepanek-Pavlasek in Davis Cup doubles encounter

New Delhi: India’s Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna will take on Radek Stepanek and Adam Pavlasek of Czech Republic in the doubles match of the Best of Five Tie of Davis Cup Tennis World Group Play-off in New Delhi today.

Two reverse singles will be played on Sunday.

India and Czech Republic are level one all at present. India’s Yuki Bhambri lost the opening singles, against world number 85 Lukas Rosol in straight sets 2-6, 1-6, 5-7.

Somdev Devvarman brought the hosts back into the match with a 7-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over world number 40 Jiri Vesley in the second singles. (ANI)