Young Indian Davis Cupper Ramkumar Ramanathan and veteran Leander Paes have reached the singles and doubles final of the ATP Challenger event in Tallahassee after winning their respective semi-finals, in Tallahassee, Florida on Friday.
Ramkumar battled past Italian qualifier Andrea Arnaboldi 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 in the semi-finals of the US $75,000 clay court event after two hours and 34 minutes.
It will be first ever Challenger level final for the 22- year-old Indian, who next faces Slovenian qualifier Blaz Rola.
The Slovenian edged past American Mitchell Krueger 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in the other semi-final.
Paes and Scott Lipsky, the top seeded Indo-American pair overcame some stiff resistance from Ecuadorian pair of Roberto Quiroz and Gonzalo Escobar 6-1, 6-7, (10-3) in the semi-finals.
They face Argentinian pair of Leonardo Mayer and Maximo Gonzalez for the title.
Paes now has a chance to win second Challenger level title of the 2017 season having triumphed in Leon, Mexico with Adil Shamasdin.
Image: Leander Paes