ATP Challenger event: Leander Paes, Purav Raja in doubles final
Leander Paes and Purav Raja earned an opportunity to win their first title together by reaching the final of the ATP Knoxville Challenger event in the USA yesterday. Top seeded Paes and Raja got past Ruan Roelofse and Joe Salisbury 7-6(4) 6-3 in the semi-finals.
It will be first final for Paes and Raja after joining forces since in August, playing their first event at ATP 250 Winston-Salem. Paes has won three Challenger level titles this season — Leon and Ilkley events with Canadian Adil Shamasdin and Tallahassee trophy with American Scott Lipsky.