Bhupathi-Paes through to Australian Open final

January 27th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI  

Melbourne, Jan 27(ANI): The India Express, Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes, have entered the final of the Australian Open with a three set win over Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor.

The third-seeded pair got the better of the second-seeded pair 7-6, 4-6, 6-3 in two hours and 20 minutes in their semi-final clash at Melbourne Park, the Age reports.

Bhupathi and Paes will now play for the title against American top seeds Bob and Mike Bryan, who defeated American Eric Butorac and Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands Antilles, 6-3, 6-2.

The Indian pair is bidding to win the only Grand Slam title missing from their cabinet. (ANI)

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