Third seeded 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 duo of Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich in the doubles event of the Chennai Open 2012 on Sunday.
In the semifinal, Paes and Tipsarevic were starring at defeat after being 0-5 down in the match tie-Breaker but clawed their way back into the game, winning it 10-7 to take the match. They defeated second seeds and all-American pair of Scott Lipsky and Rajeev Ram 6-2, 6-7 (7-1), 10-7.
Paes said he wished it had been easier, but added, "one thing we share is the work ethic. To come back from 0-5 down just shows a lot of heart. I love it how Janko puts it on the line every time he's on court."