Paes storms into Challenger Tennis doubles final

The Leander Paes-James Cerretani pair secured a straight-sets victory to move into the final.

Leander Paes (in picture) and James Cerretani beat Marcelo Arevalo and Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela. (File Photo)   -  PTI

Leander Paes in partnership with James Cerretani of the US cruised into the doubles final with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over fourth seeds Marcelo Arevalo of Estonia and Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela of Mexico in
the $150,000 Challenger tennis tournament in the US.

In the final, the second seeded Paes and partner will play unseeded Treat Huey of the Philippines and Denis Kudla of the US, who had beaten top seeds Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands and Artem Sitak of New Zealand in the first round.

The results:

$150,000 Challenger men, Newport Beach, US

Doubles (semifinals): James Cerretani (US) & Leander Paes bt Marcelo
Arevalo (Esa) & Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela (Mex) 6-3, 6-3.

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