Indians at Wimbledon: Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna enter men's doubles semi-finals, Bhupathi's campaign ends

Sania Mirza, who had crashed out of the women's doubles on Monday, progressed to the third round of the mixed doubles event.

updated: July 03, 2013 09:28 IST
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Fourth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek entered the men's doubles semi-finals at Wimbledon with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Julian Benneteau and Nenad Zimonjic.

The Indo-Czech duo lost the first set but came back strongly to claim the next three in two hours and 39 minutes. Paes and Stepanek will face the winner of the Ivan Dodig-Marcelo Melo vs James Blake-Jurgen Melzer clash.

They are joined in the semis by Rohan Bopanna and Eduoard Roger-Vasselin who beat Robert Lindstedt and Daniel Nestor 7-5, 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-2. The Indo-French pair won the rain-affected five setter against the Swedish-Canadian duo in two hours and 45 minutes on court number two.

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