Paes-Bracciali enter Thailand Open semis, Somdev in Malaysia last-4

Updated: 27 September 2013 14:07 IST

Leander Paes and Daniele Bracciali beat Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in the quarters in Thailand Open, while, Somdev Devvarman and partner Rik de Voest beat Nenan Zimonjic and Julien Benneteau in Kuala Lumpur.

New Delhi:

Leander Paes and his Italian partner Daniele Bracciali on Thursday stormed into the semi-finals of the Thailand Open in Bangkok after defeating Colombian pair of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in a three-set thriller.

The second seeded Indo-Italian duo emerged 6-7(4) 7-6(8) 10-8 winners in the quarterfinal match that lasted two hour and two minutes. They play third seeded pair of Jamie Murray of Scotland and John Peers of Australia in the semi-finals.

Meanwhile, in the Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur, Somdev Devvarman and his South African partner Rik De Voest scored an upset win over second seeds Nenan Zimonjic of Serbia and Julien Benneteau of France in the quarter-finals.

The duo of Somdev and de Voest came from behind to win 3-6 6-4 10-7 in the quarterfinal match that lasted one hour and 12 minutes.

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