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Leander Paes finds Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan again across net in Dallas ATP final

Leander Paes and Joe Salisbury overcame Americans Austin Krajicek and Jackson Withrow 7-6(3), 6-4 in the ATP Challenger semifinal in Dallas.

tennis Updated: Feb 03, 2018 20:20 IST
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Leander Paes and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan were up against each other was at the season-opening Tata Open Maharashtra in Pune(Getty Images)

Veteran Indian star Leander Paes and young Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan set up a doubles title clash against each other with respective partners at the USD 125,000 ATP Challenger event in Dallas, US.

The top seeded pair of Paes and Joe Salisbury overcame Americans Austin Krajicek and Jackson Withrow 7-6(3), 6-4 in the semifinal.

READ | Leander Paes and Joe Salisbury in semi-finals of Dallas Challenger tennis

Left-handed Nedunchezhiyan and his Indonesian partner Christopher Rungkat downed Dennis Novikov and Goncalo Oliveira 6-3, 6-3 in the other semifinal.

The last time Paes and Nedunchezhiyan were up against each other was at the season-opening Tata Open Maharashtra in Pune, where the Chennai boy and Rohan Bopanna had emerged victorious.

Paes is in good form, having won the Newport Beach event last week with James Cerretani. It will be first final of the season for Nedunchezhiyan.

First Published: Feb 03, 2018 20:20 IST