The third seeds edged British pair Colin Fleming and Jonathan Marray 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 10-4 in an hour and 32 minutes.
Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna suffered a disappointing start to their ATP Tour Finals doubles campaign as the Indian duo were beaten 6-4, 6-7 (1/7) 12/10 by Jonathan Marray and Frederik Nielsen on Tuesday.
The Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna stood just win away from for its second ATP men's doubles title together this season after advancing to the BNP Paribas Masters final.
Indian doubles tennis players advanced to the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters here on Thursday.
Andy Murray may have grabbed the headlines for ending Britain's 74-year wait for a Wimbledon men's finalist on Friday, but Jonathan Marray also made history in the doubles.