Paes and his Canadian partner Shamasdin win Leon Challenger title

Leander Paes Australian OpenLeon (Mexico): Veteran star Leander Paes and his Canadian partner Adil Shamasdin notched up a straight sets win to clinch the men's doubles title at the Leon Challenger Tour tennis tournament here on Sunday.

The Indo-Canadian combination defeated Luca Margaroli of Switzerland and Brazil's Caro Zampieri 6-1, 6-4 in the final of the $75,000 hard court event.

This is 20th ATP Challenger title of Paes's career and his first final this season. He had earlier reached the semi-finals of the Dubai Championships and the Delray Beach Open.