Paes-Dlouhy enter French Open final

India's tennis star Leander Paes and his Czech partner Lukas Dlouhy on Thursday cruised to the French Open mens's doubles final in Paris.

updated: June 04, 2009 15:26 IST
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Leander Paes and his partner Lukas Dlouhy stunned top seeded Canadian-Serbian pair of Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic in straight sets to enter men's doubles final of the French Open here on Thursday.

The third seeded Indo-Czech combination took one hour and 48 minutes to down their fancied rival 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5) in the semifinal match.

Paes and Dlouhy will take on unseeded Wesley Moodie of South Africa and Dick Norman of Belgium in the summit clash.

Moodie and Norman had also scored an upset semi-final victory over second seeded American brothers duo of Bob and Mike Bryan 0-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4.