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Bopanna-Mergea in World Tour Finals semis

Last updated on: November 18, 2015 09:52 IST

Rohan Bopanna

IMAGE: Romania's Florin Mergea, left, celebrates with India's Rohan Bopanna in their men's doubles match against John Peers of Australia and Jamie Murray of Great Britain during the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea reached the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour Finals with a straight sets win at London's O2 Arena on Tuesday.

The eighth-ranked side beat fourth-ranked pair Jamie Murray of Great Britain and Australia's John Peers 6-3, 7-6 (7/5), to secure a semi-finals spot.

Bopanna and his Romanian partner beat reigning champions, USA Bryan twins -- Bob and Mike -- in their opening group game on Sunday.

The Indo-Romanian duo next takes on Italian combination of Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini before the semis.

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