Bopanna-Qureshi in St Petersburg semi-finals

Last Updated: Oct 29, 2010, 17:44 PM IST

St Petersburg: Second-seeded Rohan Bopanna of India and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan saved a match point before rallying to a 3-6, 7-6(4) 10-1 victory over Serbians Janko Tipsarevic and Viktor Troicki to enter the semi-finals of the $663,750 St. Petersburg Open tennis tournament.

It took the ‘Indo-Pak Express’ 84 minutes to outlast the Serbian pair here Thursday.

Bopanna-Qureshi next play third-seeded Slovaks Filip Polasek and Igor Zelenay.