Paes-Tipsarevic enters Chennai Open final

Indo-Serbian pair of Leander Paes and Janko Tipsarevic came back from the brink of defeat to set up a title face off with the Israeli combine of Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich in the doubles event of the Aircel Chennai Open 2012 on Saturday. In the semifinal, Paes and Tipsarevic were starring at defeat down 0-5 in the match tie-breaker but clawed their way back into the game before winning it 10-7 and the match. They defeated second seeds and all-American pair of Scott Lipsky and Rajeev Ram 6-2, 6-7 (7-1), 10-7. Earlier, in the other semifinal, fourth seeded pair of Ram and Erlich sent the top seeded Indian duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna crashing out of the tournament with a 4-6, 6-3, 10-8 upset win. Tipsarevic, who was playing his second match of the day after winning his singles semifinal against Go Soeda of Japan, said, "I haven't had this much fun in a long time. I played a tough match today. I am really happy".


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