Mektic/Melzer Edge Into Sofia Doubles Final
Dodig/Roger-Vasselin move into Montpellier final
Nikola Mektic and Jurgen Melzer edged through to their first ATP Tour team final on Friday with a 5-7, 6-4, 10-6 victory over Indians Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja in 89 minutes at the Sofia Open.
Third-seeded Indians Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan, winners of the Tata Open Maharashtra trophy last month, will take on Cheng-Peng Hsieh and Christopher Rungkat in the semi-finals, following a 6-3, 6-1 win over wild cards Alexander Donski and Alexandar Lazarov.
At the Open Sud de France, top seeds Ivan Dodig and Edouard Roger-Vasselin booked their places in the final with a 6-3, 7-6(3) victory over Leander Paes and Benoit Paire in 80 minutes. They now await the winners of French wild cards Benjamin Bonzi and Antoine Hoang, or Britons Luke Bambridge and Jonny O’Mara.
In Argentina, third seeds Roman Jebavy and Andres Molteni reached the Cordoba Open final with a 6-4, 6-4 win against wild cards Facundo Bagnis and Guillermo Duran. Jebavy/Molteni will play for the trophy against the winner of Saturday's semi-final between top seeds Maximo Gonzalez/Horacio Zeballos and Sander Gille/Joran Vliegen.