Chennai Open tennis: Paes and Klaasen in doubles final

Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) The scratch combination of Leander Paes and South African Raven Klaasen eased into the doubles final of the ATP Aircel Chennai Open here Friday with a comfortable 6-3, 6-3 win over Spaniards Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia Lopez.

The top seeded Paes and Klaasen await the winners of the other semi-final to be played Saturday between the pairs of Yen-Hsun Lu (Taipei)-Jonathan Marray (Britain) and Purav Raja (India)-Adil Shamsdin (Canada).
The results:
Semi-finals: Leander Paes (IND) / Raven Klaasen (RSA) bt Pablo Carreno Busta / Guillermo Garcia Lopez (ESP) 6-3, 6-3. Quarter-finals: Yen-Hsun LuA (TPE) / Jonathan Marray (GBR) bt Andre Begemann (GER) / Robin Haase (NED) 3-6, 7-6(2), 10-6.

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