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Paes-Dlouhy stun third seeds, enter semis

July 01, 2008 19:04 IST

Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy scored a straight sets win over third seeds Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich to book a semi-final berth in the men's doubles at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

The ninth seeded Indo-Czech pair took an hour and 46 minutes to get the better of the Israeli duo in the quarter-finals, winning 6-3, 6-3, 6-3.

The conversion of break-points was the difference between the two teams, as Paes and Dlouhy converted four out of the six that came their way while their opponents squandered all eight they forced.

Paes-Dlouhy take on the winners of the other quarter-final match between the second seeded Canadian-Serbian duo of Daniel Nestor-Nenad Zimonjic and South Africa's Kevin Anderson-Robert Lindstedt of Sweden.