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.