Bopanna-Mergea win men's doubles title at Stuttgart Open

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Ravi Bopanna 26Stuttgart: India’s Rohan Bopanna along with his Romanian partner Florin Mergea got the better of Austrian-Brazilian pair of Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares 5-7, 6-2, 10-7 to win the men's doubles title at Stuttgart Open here on Sunday.

The fourth seeds Indo-Romanian duo took just an hour and 12 minutes to beat Austrian-Brazilian third seeds in the final. This is the second title the two have won together, having won the clay court Madrid Open last month.

This is 35-year-old Bopanna's fourth title of the year, having won two hard court tournaments in Dubai and Sydney with Canadian partner Daniel Nestor. This is also the Bengaluru-born's 14th career doubles title and second on grass.