Wimbledon 2013: Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna enter men's doubles semi-finals

Updated: 02 July 2013 23:55 IST

Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna entered the semi-finals of the men's doubles event at Wimbledon after tough victories with their respective partners.

Fourth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek entered the men's doubles semi-finals at Wimbledon with a 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 victory over Julian Benneteau and Nenad Zimonjic.

They are joined in the semis by Rohan Bopanna and E. Roger-Vasselin who beat Robert Lindstedt and Daniel Nestor 7-5, 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-2. This is Bopanna's first ever entry into the semis at the All England Club.

The Indo-French pair won the rain-affected five setter against the Swedish-Canadian combination to book a place in the last four.

They has earlier upset third seeded Austrian-Brazil pair Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-2 in the fourth round.

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