Paris, Nov 8: Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea qualified for the year-end ATP World Tour Finale when Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock lost the Paris Masters final, here today.
Pospisil and Sock, who were trying to grab the last available spot, lost 6-2 3-6 5-10 to second seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo, who had knocked out Bopanna and Mergea in the quarterfinals. (read: I am improving rapidly: Vijender Singh)Also Read - Davis Cup: Rohan Bopanna And Ramkumar Ramanathan Crack in Must-Win Doubles Match, India Lose 1-3 to Finland
Bopanna and Mergea were keeping their fingers crossed as a win for Psopisil and Sock who have ended their chances to make it to the prestigious finale, where only eight top teams in the world compete. Bopanna and Mergea will now make their team debut at the season finale in London from November 15-22 (image credits: twitter) Also Read - Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna Slam Indian Tennis Body on Tokyo Olympic Qualification Row, Calls Situation 'Ridiculous And Shameful'; AITA Responds Also Read - Wimbledon: Sania-Bopanna Go Down Fighting in Mixed Doubles