Indo-Serbian third seeds Leander Paes and Janko Tipsarevic beat second seeds John Erlich and Andy Ram 6-4, 6-4 to clinch the Chennai Open doubles title.

Leander Paes lifts partner Janko Tipsarevic after winning the doubles
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Paes joined the select band of players who have won titles in 15 consecutive years, after winning yesterday's final in just 73 minutes.

Paes said: "Janko is a true champion. After seeing him give it all and losing the singles, I wanted to make sure he left Chennai Open with his head held high and with a title."