September 13, 2014

BANGALORE, India (AP) India's Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes came back from two sets down to beat Ilija Bozoljac and Nenand Zimonjic in the doubles match and narrowed Serbia's lead to 2-1 in the Davis Cup playoff on Saturday.

Bopanna and Paes lost the first two sets before raising their game to clinch the next three, winning the match 1-6, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3, 8-6.

Leading 7-6 in the decider, the Indian pair broke Zimonjic's serve to complete a memorable victory in 2 hours, 50 minutes.

India must still win both reverse singles on Sunday to return to World Group action after a three-year absence.

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