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Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea enter Madrid Open final

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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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