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Paes-Dlouhy in Bangkok Open semis

September 26, 2008 18:08 IST

US Open finalists Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy stormed into the semi-finals of the Bangkok Open with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Tomas Berdych and Simone Bolelli on Friday.

The top seeds needed only 44 minutes to end the challenge of Berdych-Bolelli in the quarter-finals.

Paes-Dlouhy will take on Fabrice Santoro and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for a place in the final.

The French pair edged out third seeds Robert Lindstedt and Phillipp Petzschner 0-6, 6-4, 10-4 to make the last four stage.