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Paes-Lipsky storm into Bordeaux Challenger semis

May 17, 2017 23:20 IST

Indian tennis legend Leander Paes and American Scott Lipsky beat French pair of Laurent Lokoli and Maxime Janvier in straight sets to sail into the semi-finals of the Bordeaux Challenger, in Bordeaux, France, on Wednesday.

Leander PaesThe Indo-American duo prevailed over Lokoli-Janvier 6-4, 6-4 in the quarter-finals.

In Thursday's semi-final, Paes and Lipsky will be up against all-Indian pair of Purav Raja and Divij Sharan.

Raja and Sharan defeated Australian combination of Alex Bolt Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-2, 6-7 (4), 10-6 in a keenly-contested last eight encounter.

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