London: Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the Wimbledon after a straight set win over Andrej Martin and Hans Podlipnik-Castillo.

The sixth seeded Indo-Romanian pair faced early resistance from the Slovakian-Chile duo before prevailing 7-5, 6-2 in the second round contest that lasted one hour and 17 minutes.