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Bhupathi, Sania reach Pilot Pen finals

sports Updated: Aug 25, 2007 13:39 IST
Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza

Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza fought their way to the doubles finals of their respective events at the Pilot Pen Classic in New Haven, USA.

Though it was a straight-set victory for Bhupathi and his Serbian partner Nenad Zimonjic, the going was not easy for the top seeds who managed a 7-5 7-6 (2) win to book their berth in the men's doubles summit clash.

In the final, the Indo-Serbian pair will meet Polish duo of Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski.

Fourth-seeded Fyrstenberg and Matkowski defeated Jordan Kerr of Australia and Jamie Murray of Britain 6-2 6-3.

Sania had even tougher a task at hand as the Hyderabadi along with Italian Mara Santangelo pipped second-seeded Kveta Peschke of Czech Republic and Rennae Stubbs of Australia 2-6, 6-3, 10-5 in the semis.

The third-seeded Indo-Italian combination will take on top-seeded Zimbabwean Cara Black and Liezel Huber of the USA in the title clash.

In the semifinals, Black and Huber got past the Czech-USA pair of Iveta Benesova and Bethanie Mattek 4-6 6-0 10-5.