New Delhi, Feb 3 (PTI) Veteran Indian star Leander Paes and young Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan set up a doubles title clash against each other with respective partners at the USD 125,000 ATP Challenger event in Dallas, US. Also Read - Mahesh Manjrekar Booked For Allegedly Slapping, Verbally Abusing Man Who Hit His Car
The top seeded pair of Paes and Joe Salisbury overcame Americans Austin Krajicek and Jackson Withrow 7-6(3) 6-4 in the semifinal. Also Read - Maharashtra: No Fine For Not Wearing Masks Inside Private Vehicles, BMC Issues New Guidelines | Deets Inside
Left-handed Nedunchezhiyan and his Indonesian partner Christopher Rungkat downed Dennis Novikov and Goncalo Oliveira 6-3 6-3 in the other semifinal. Also Read - Major Scam Busted at Mumbai Airport: Man Helps Flyers Skip Mandatory Quarantine, Arrested
The last time Paes and Nedunchezhiyan were up against each other was at the season-opening Tata Open Maharashtra in Pune, where the Chennai boy and Rohan Bopanna had emerged victorious.
Paes is in good form, having won the Newport Beach event last week with James Cerretani.
It will be first final of the season for Nedunchezhiyan.
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