first_imgMahesh Bhupathi and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina have made it through to the mixed doubles final at Wimbledon after pipping Australian Paul Hanley and Chinese Taipei’s Su-Wei Hsieh 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 in a last-four match that lasted close to two hours.Mahesh Bhupathi and Elena Vesnina have made it through to the mixed doubles final at Wimbledon. APThey will meet ninth seeds Jurgen Melzer and Iveta Benesova in the final on Sunday.  Melzer and Benesova edged past eighth seed Daniel Nestor and Yung-Jan Chan 6-4, 6-4 in the semi-finals on Saturday.The Indo-Russian pair began by committing a lot of unforced errors in the first set but then saved two of five break-points to win it 6- 2.However, Hanley and Hsieh got their act together in the second set. The duo made few unforced errors to win it 6-3. The decider was a rollercoaster ride for Bhupathi and Vesnina as Hanley and Hsieh broke them in the third game to lead 2-1.But the fourth seeds broke back and held their serve to go up by 3-2, closing out the match with a break in the final game.If Bhupathi and Vesnina go on to win the title, it will be Bhupathi’s 12th Grand Slam, his seventh mixed doubles title, and his third in London.last_img

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