Leander Paes and Joe Salisbury in semi-finals of Dallas Challenger tennis
Leander Paes and Joe Salisbury overcame a spirited challenge from Ruben Gonzales and Hunter Reese 6-3, 2-6, 17-15 in the quarter-finals of the ATP Challenger event.Updated: Feb 02, 2018 22:04 IST
Leander Paes and Joe Salisbury yet again emerged triumphant in a tense Super Tie breaker to progress to the semi-finals of the USD 125,000 RBC Tennis Championships of Dallas.
The top-seeed Indo-American team overcame a spirited challenge from Ruben Gonzales and Hunter Reese 6-3, 2-6, 17-15 in the quarter-finals of the ATP Challenger event.
In the last match also, Paes and Salisbury had won a long Super tiebreak with a 18-16 scoreline.
In the one-hour 31 minutes match, Paes and Salisbury won 67 points to 60 of their rivals. They next face third seed Americans Austin Krajicek and Jackson Withrow.
Last week, 44-year-old Paes had won his 25th ATP doubles Challenger titles at Newport Beach event with James Cerretani.