Paes, Bhupathi to face each other

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:48 IST

Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi of Belarus will face fifth seeds Leander Paes and David Rikl in the semi-finals of the men's doubles event at Wimbledon.

Wimbledon:

India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi of Belarus entered the semi-finals of the men's doubles event at Wimbledon, beating Martin Damm and Cyril Suk of Czech Republic in straight sets in a rain-delayed match today. Serving for the match when rain suspended their quarter-final match yesterday, the top seed duo of Bhupathi and Mirnyi easily won the ninth game of the third set to complete a 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 victory. The victory set up a semi-final clash with fifth seeds Leander Paes and David Rikl in a repeat of their French Open quarter-final showdown, which was won by Paes and Rikl.

Topics : Tennis
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