Rohan Bopanna, Florin Mergea in Semis of Shanghai Masters

Updated: 10 October 2014 21:18 IST

Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea advanced to the semifinals of the ATP Shanghai Rolex Masters with a shock win over fourth seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo, here on Friday.

Rohan Bopanna, Florin Mergea in Semis of Shanghai Masters
A file photo of Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna. © AFP

Shanghai:

Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea advanced to the semifinals of the ATP Shanghai Rolex Masters with a shock win over fourth seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo, here on Friday.

The unseeded Indo-Romanian pair recorded a 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 win over the Croat-Brazilian pair in the quarterfinals of the USD 6,521,695 hard court event.

This is Bopanna's best show at ATP Masters this season. He reached quarterfinals at the Canada and Monte Carlo events with Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi.

The will now fight it out with the might Bryan brothers -- Mike and Bob -- for a place in the final.

Topics : Rohan Bopanna Tennis
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