Bhupathi-Knowles reach Swiss Indoors final

Updated: 26 October 2008 07:50 IST

Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles entered the doubles final of Davidoff Swiss Indoors tournament.

Bhupathi-Knowles reach Swiss Indoors final
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Basel, Switzerland:

India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas entered the doubles final of Davidoff Swiss Indoors tournament, prevailing over Argentine pair Jose Acasuso and Agustin Calleri on Saturday.

Tennis Masters Cup qualifiers Knowles and Bhupathi, currently No. 3 in the Stanford ATP Doubles Race, knocked out Acasuso and Calleri 7-5, 6-2 in an hour and 17 minutes.

Bhupathi and Knowles improved to 35-16 on the season highlighted by two ATP titles at Memphis and Dubai from six finals.

The Indo-Bahamas pair will meet the winner of the second semi-final between David Nalbandian and Eduardo Schwank of Argentina and Christopher Kas and Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany.

In the quarterfinal, Bhupathi and Knowles went past Jordan Kerr of Australia and Jarkko Nieminen of Finland 5-7, 6-3, 10-5 in 81 minutes.

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