Vernon's Pospisil in Wimbledon doubles final

Vasek Pospisil of Vernon, right, and Jack Sock in the Wimbledon men's doubles semifinal Friday, July 4, 2014. The pair advanced to the final on Saturday.
Image Credit: wimbledon.com/Billie Weiss/AELTC 2

LONDON – Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil has made it into the men’s doubles final at Wimbledon with his American partner Jack Sock.

The pair beat Leander Paes of India and Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic 7-6, 6-3, 6-2 in a semifinal on Friday.

The 24-year-old lost in the men’s singles early in the tournament so has been focusing on his doubles play.

Pospisil and Sock will play defending Wimbledon doubles champions Americans Bob and Mike Bryan.

The Bryans beat Michael Llodra and Nicholas Mahut of France 7-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the other semifinal Friday.

The championship match goes Saturday.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infotelnews.ca or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

Vernon's Vasek Pospisil, left, and his partner American Jack Sock celebrate their Wimbledon men's doubles semifinal win against Leander Paes of India and Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic Friday, July 4, 2014.
Vernon's Vasek Pospisil, left, and his partner American Jack Sock celebrate their Wimbledon men's doubles semifinal win against Leander Paes of India and Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic Friday, July 4, 2014.
Image Credit: wimbledon.com/Billie Weiss/AELTC 2

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