Mahesh Bhupathi and his partner Mark Knowles of the Bahamas on Tuesday outwitted Croatian Ivan Ljubicic and Frenchman Michael Llodra in the men’s doubles quarter final at U.S. Open here.
Bhupathi and Knowles beat Ljubicic and Llodra 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 in the quarter-finals at the Flushing Meadows to book their berth in the semifinal.
The pair have now joined Leander Paes and his Czech partner Lukas Dlouhy, who moved into the semifinal of the men’s doubles earlier on Tuesday.
Paes and Dlouhy, seeded fourth, beat seventh seeded Wesley Moodie of Russia and Dick Norman of Belgium 6-3, 5-7, 6-4.
Paes and Cara Black of Zimbabwe earlier secured a berth in the semifinal of the mixed doubles category defeating Australian-Swede combination of Rennae Stubbs and Robert Lindstedt 7-5 3-6 10-6.