London: India`s Leander Paes and his mixed doubles partner Zimbabwean Cara Black advanced to the Wimbledon`s semi-finals today.
Second seeds Paes and Black beat the Australian- Taiwanese pair of Paul Hanley and Chan Yung-Jan 6-4, 6-7 (7/4), 6-3 in the third quarter final.
With the win Paes and his partner set a semi-final clash with his doubles partner Lukas Dlouhy and his Czech mate Iveta Benesova.
The ninth seeded Dlouhy and Benesova beat the Russia pair of Dmitry Tursunov and Vera Dushevina 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Paes and Black were the runners-up in the tournament last year and have the 2008 US Open and the 2010 Australian Open crown to their name.