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The Indian pair started really slow and 'Mr. Consistent' Mahesh dropped his serve in the 2nd game to give the Czech pair the advantage. Benesova held on to her serve in the following game to put her team up 3-0.
At this stage, it seemed like the team of Benesova & Dlouhy was going to run away with it, Dlouhy was dominating the net, and the left-handed Benesova was coming up with some excellent passing shots when it mattered.
Sania Mirza hit an ace to win the 4th game and put the Indians on the scoreboard. From that p oint it was one way traffic as the Indians first broke Dlouhy to get back on serve and then broke him again in the 9th game to go ahead for the first time in the match.
Mahesh served out the set with ease, and Sania and he raced through the second set in just 22 minutes to wrap up an easy victory.
In the finals, they'll take on the French-Israeli pairing of Nathalie Dechy & Andy Ram. The final will take place on Sunday as an appetizer to the Men's Singles final scheduled a few hours later.
Meanwhile young stalwart Yuki Bhambri made it a great day for India, advancing to the junior boys' finals with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Adrien Puget of France. He will take on German Alexandros-Ferdinandos Georgoudas in the final. Georgoudas upset the 2nd seed Julen Uriguen with an identical scoreline!
He did however fail to make it a perfect double like Mahesh, losing in his Junior Boys' Doubles semi-final to Biryukov & Uchiyama rather tamely 6-3, 6-1.