Paes wins the Santo Domingo Open, his second title of the 2018 season

NEW DELHI: Leander Paes, the old warrior, continues to exert formidable weapons as the veteran tennis star has won his second Challenger title of the season, winning the Santo Domingo Open Trophy with his partner Miguel Angel Reyyes-Varela.

The second-seeded Indo-Mexican, who was playing in his second consecutive final, came from behind to beat Ariel Behar and Roberto Quiroz 4-6 6-3 10-5 in the summit meeting, which lasted one hour and 26 minutes. .

Paes, ranked 69th, added 110 ranking points to her kitten and shared a $ 7750 prize purse with her partner.

Last week, 45-year-old Paes and Angel finished second at Montrrey Challenger, ahead of Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Marcelo Arevalo.

Paes also finished second in Chicago, Dallas on the ATP Challenger circuit and won the Newport Beach tournament in January.

In addition to that, Paes also reached the final of the Winston-Salem Open and Dubai Duty Free Tennis on the ATP World Tour, finishing second with Jamie Cerretani at both tournaments.

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