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Paes-Begemann cruises into semifinals of Winston-Salem open

Indian tennis player Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann stormed into the semi finals, defeating top seeds Lukasz Kubot and Nenad Zimonjic in straight sets of the ATP Winston-Salem Open on Friday.

tennis Updated: Aug 26, 2016 18:31 IST
Indian tennis player Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann stormed into the semi finals.
Indian tennis player Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann stormed into the semi finals.(Sanjeev Sharma?HT Photo)

Indian tennis player Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann stormed into the semi finals, defeating top seeds Lukasz Kubot and Nenad Zimonjic in straight sets of the ATP Winston-Salem Open on Friday.

The Indo-German duo outplayed the Polish-Serbian combine 6-4, 6-4 in their quarterfinal match.

Paes and Begemann will now face third seeds Robert Lindstedt and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi who edged past Marin Draganja and Dominic Inglot 7-6(12), 6-7(4), 10-8.

Earlier, reaching the semis of the Delray Beach Open with French player Jeremy Chardy was Leander’s best performance this season.