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Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea enter Madrid Open final

The unseeded pair were pushed to the limit by the Spanish team of Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez

News 10 May 2015, 01:56 IST
Rohan Bopanna
Rohan Bopanna

Madrid, May 9 (IANS)

The unseeded Indian-Romanian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea beat the Spanish pair of Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez 7-6, 3-6, 11-9 to enter the men's doubles final of the Madrid Open on Saturday. The first set saw an intense battle between Bopanna-Mergea and the Spanish pair, with the Indian-Romanian duo ending on the winning side.

The Spanish pair never looked to give up at any point as they came hard at their opponent, winning the second set 6-2 in a one-sided battle.

But eventually Bopanna-Mergea held their nerves till the end to win the contest in the super tie breaker 11-9, sealing their place in the final.

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