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Paes-Damm pair enters semifinals

sports Updated: Jun 15, 2007 19:56 IST

Leander Paes and his Czech partner Martin Damm beat German wildcards Benjamin Becker and Christopher Kas to enter the semifinals of the Gerry Webber Open tennis tournament in Halle, Germany.

The Indo-Czech pair rallied from a set down to beat the local favourites 6-7 (8) 7-6 (10) 10-7.

Paes and Damm will now take on third seeds Simon Aspelin of Sweden and Julian Knowles of Austria in the last four stage of the 680,250 euro event.

Paes and Damm had earlier scored a 6-4, 6-2 win over the Swiss-German pair of Yves Allegro and Michael Kohlmann in their opening round match.