The second set was a tighter affair as the German team put the seventh seeds serve under tremendous pressure. They created eight break point opportunities but were able to convert just one which in the end proved to be their downfall.
India's Rohan Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi reached the men's doubles quarterfinals at the Madrid Open tennis tournament defeating Santiago Gonzalez and Christopher Kas.
India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes were knocked out of the Paris Masters tennis tournament here on Wednesday after losing to Santiago Gonzalez and Christopher Kas 6-3, 1-6, 8-10 in the second round.
Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi stormed into the final of the ATP Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany after quelling the challenge of Christopher Kas and Philip 5-7 6-3 11-9 in the semi-finals.