Leander Paes enters men’’s doubles final at US open

September 4th, 2008 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI  

New York, Sept 4 (ANI): Leander Paes and his Czech partner Lukas Dlouhy beat Argentine pair Maximo Gonzales and Juan Monaco 6-2, 6-0 in just 46 minutes to storm into the men’’s doubles final of the US open.

The former Davis Cup captain and his Zimbabwean teammate Cara Black have already made it to the mixed doubles final. Paes-Black will now take on Liezel Huber of the United States and Briton Andy Murray in the mixed doubles final.

Nine years after his twin crowns at Wimbledon , Leander Paes is hoping history to repeat itself at the US Open.

Having reached the finals of both men’’s and mixed doubles of the US Open, Paes is recalling the 1999 Wimbledon and reckons this is going to be special for him.

In 1999, Paes had partnered Mahesh Bhupathi and Lisa Raymonds to win the men’’s doubles and mixed doubles crowns at Wimbledon . (ANI)

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