US Open: Leander Paes-Radek Stepanek end Bryan brothers' quest of calendar Grand Slam

Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek will have a chance to win their first Slam title of the season, having finished semifinalists at the Wimbledon.

updated: September 06, 2013 09:30 IST
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New York: Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek stunned top seeded and hot favourite pair of Mike and Bob Bryan, who were chasing a rare Calendar Grand Slam, in a gripping contest to storm into the US Open men's doubles final, here on Thursday. (Also read: Leander Paes rides wave of New York memories)

The fourth seeded Indo-Czech pair denied the Bryans a piece of history with their 3-6 6-3 6-4 win as the American twins were trying to become first doubles team since 1951 to collect all four Grand Slam titles in the same year. (Read: Sania-Zheng knocked out in semis)

Ken McGregor and Frank Sedgman had achieved the rare feat of winning Calendar Slam in 1951.

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