Rohan Bopanna-Colin Fleming make final of Open 13 in Marseille

Updated: 23 February 2013 09:23 IST

The Indo-British pair beat third-seeded duo of Julian Knowle of Austria and Filip Polasak of Slovakia 7-5 6-1 in the semi-finals.

Rohan Bopanna-Colin Fleming make final of Open 13 in Marseille
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Second seeds Rohan Bopanna and Colin Fleming marched into the final of ATP Open 13 in Marseille on Friday.

The Indo-British pair beat third-seeded duo of Julian Knowle of Austria and Filip Polasak of Slovakia 7-5 6-1 in the semi-finals.

The match went on for exactly 1 hour and 34 seconds, which saw Bopanna-Fleming dominate their opponents by exhibiting solid service games.

Bopanna and Fleming hammered as many as 14 aces and had 75 per cent first serves in. After a hard-fought first set, Knowle and Polasek failed to hold their serve against Bopanna-Fleming.

Bopanna and his partner will now face the winner of semi-final between first seeds Aisam Qureshi-Jean Julian Roger and Nicola Mahut-Edouard Roger-Vasselin.

Topics : Tennis Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Su-Wei Hsieh Colin Fleming Rohan Bopanna Rajeev Ram
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