Divij Sharan-Purav Raja storm into final of Claro Open

Updated: 20 July 2013 13:18 IST

They will now fight it out with second seeds Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France and Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands in the final.

Bogota, Colombia:

Divij Sharan and Purav Raja shocked top seeded Colombians Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah to breeze into the summit clash of the ATP Claro Open, here.

Playing their first ever ATP Tour level tournament, the fourth seeded Indian duo beat the local favourites 6-2 6-3 in just 50 minutes in the semifinals of the USD 638,085 hard court event.

The Indians outplayed their rivals as they faced only one breakpoint in the contest and saved the lone chance apart from breaking their rivals thrice.

Overall, the Indians won 56 points to  35 of their rivals

They will now fight it out with second seeds Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France and Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands in the final.

Topics : Tennis Daniele Bracciali Divij Sharan Radek Stepanek Jonathan Erlich Janko Tipsarevic Alejandro Falla Leander Paes Purav Raja
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