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Paes-Bracciali in Thailand Open semis

September 26, 2013 21:01 IST

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

The second seeded Indo-Italian pair won 6-7(4), 7-6(8), 10-8 in a little over 120 minutes.

They play third seeds Jamie Murray of Scotland and John Peers of Australia in the semi-finals.

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

Somdev and de Voest won 3-6, 6-4, 10-7 in 72 minutes.

Image: Leander Paes