The Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna booked the final berth at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London after advancing to the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Masters here.
In a winner-take-all quarter-final clash on Friday, fifth seeds Bhupathi and Bopanna defeated the Polish pair of Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski 6-7(5), 6-3, 10-4.
They will now be up against the Australian-Britih combination of Paul Hanley and Jonathan Marray. Bhupathi and Bopanna will make their team debut at the season finale.
Amritraj wins title
Pune: India's former Davis Cupper Prakash Amritraj outplayed Saketh Myneni 6-4, 6-2 to win the Solaris ITF Futures Championships in Pune on Saturday. The 27-year-old Prakash, son of the iconic Vijay Amritraj, isplaying his fourth tournament on his comeback trail.
Somdev bows out
Charlottesville, USA Somdev Devvarman's run at the ATP Challenger ended with a 2-6, 0-6 quarterfinal defeat to American Denis Kudla. Somdev, a wild card entrant, had lost six consecutive first round matches before this event.