The Indo-Romanian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea will be high on confidence after they came up with an amazing display of tennis to beat the top seeds Mike and Bob Bryan in the Wimbledon men's doubles quarterfinals .
Apart from the defeating the Bryan brothers, Bopanna and Mergea have been playing some good tennis in the entire tournament. Both the players have gelled together really win and their performances on the court establishes the said fact.
As a result of which, Bopanna and Mergea have set up a semifinal date with the fourth-seeded pair of Horia Tecau and Jean Julien Rojer, and the match is expected to be a close one for both the teams have played some exceptional tennis in the tournament so far.
The pairing of Rojer and Tecau were ruthless in their approach against the seventh seeds Nenad Zimonic and Marcin Matkowiski in the quarterfinals. In the previous round as well, they enjoyed a straight-set victory over the pairing of Lleyton Hewitt and Thanasi Kokkinakis.
So, the semifinal promises to be an entertaining one as both teams have their tails up.
If Bopanna and Mergea come up with a similar performance which ousted the Bryan brothers, it might be a tough task for Rojer and Tecau to stop the Indo-Romanian pair from reaching the Wimbledon final.
Bopanna and Mergea have a great understanding of their game, as the Indian, who is a strong player at the net, and the Romanian, with his booming forehands, complement one another beautifully. Bopanna's huge serves are an added bonus.
Bopanna and Mergea also finished runners-up in the Halle Open recently, which must put them in good shape for such big matches.
These two players need to get their game right once again against the fourth seeds, who are an equally dangerous opponent.
Bopanna and Mergea are aware of the fact and they are not expected to take Julien Rojer and Tecau lightly with a spot in the Wimbledon doubles finals looming large.
Where to Watch Live
Rohan Bopanna/Florin Mergea vs Horia Tecau/Jean Julien Rojer men's doubles semi-final has been scheduled for Court no.2 at 11:30 am local time (4pm IST, 6:30am ET) start.
The entire action of Day 10 can be followed live on with live coverage starting 11:30am local time (4pm IST, 6:30am ET) on Star Sports 2/HD and Star Sports 4/HD with live streaming on starsports online.