Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna stormed into the semi-finals of the Chennai Open doubles event yesterday with a 6-4, 7-6 (3) win over Stanislas Wawrinka and Andreas Beck.

Next up, the India dup meet fourth seeds John Erlich and Andy Ram.

The Indians broke serve at the start and maintained that advantage through to take the first set.

The second set mainly went with serve after which the Indian closed out the tie-breaker.