Chicago Challenger: Leander Paes sneaks through to doubles final

Paes and Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela recover from the brink of defeat to beat Ruben Gonzales and Nathaniel Lamons in 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4), 10-5.

File Photo: Leander Paes (in picture) and his partner will face second seeds Luke Bambridge and Neal Skupski of Britain in the final.   -  PTI

Leander Paes, in partnership with Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela of Mexico, recovered from the brink of defeat to beat Ruben Gonzales and Nathaniel Lamons in 6-7(5), 7-6(4), 10-5 in the doubles semifinals of the USD 150,000 Challenger in the U.S.

In the final, the top seeded Indo-Mexican pair was scheduled to face second seeds Luke Bambridge and Neal Skupski of Britain.

The results
  • USD 150,000 Challenger men, Chicago, U.S.
  • Doubles (semifinals): Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela (Mex) & Leander Paes bt Ruben Gonzales (Phi) & Nathaniel Lammons (U.S.) 6-7(5), 7-6 (4), [10-5].