Paes-Bhupathi in Toronto finals

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:07 IST

Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes advanced to the doubles' final in Toronto, Canada.

Toronto:

India's medal hope in the Athens Olympics, Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes advanced to the doubles' final at the $2.5 million ATP Tennis Masters tournament in Toronto, Canada. The eighth seeds, Paes and Bhupathi, upset fourth seeds Mark Knowles of Bahamas and Daniel Nestor of Canada, 6-4 6-4 in the semifinal last night. In the final, the former world number one pair will take on second seeds Jonas Bjorkman of Sweden and Max Mirnyi of Belarus, who beat third-seeded French pair of Michael Llodra and Fabrice Santoro 7-6 (7/2) 7-6 (7/2). Paes and Bhupathi were teaming up after a gap of more than two years to prepare for the Olympics beginning on August 13. (PTI)

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