Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann notched up close win over Oleksandr Nedovyesov and Denys Molchanov to enter the men’s doubles semi-finals of the Tashkent ATP Challenger tennis on Wednesday. The pair next play wild card Sanjar Fayziev and Jurabeck Karimov for a place in the final.
In a match that lasted one hour and 25 minutes, third-seeded Paes and Begemann had to dig deep to register a 4-6, 6-4, 10-8 win in the super tie-breaker over the Kazakh-Ukranian pair.
Despite conceding five double faults,
Meanwhile, the pair of Fayziev and Karimov got a walkover from Mirza Basic of Bosnia and Slovakia's Blaz Kavcic in the quarter-finals.