On the second round of doubles of the Masters 1000 of Paris, the last one of the season, Santi and the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas faced the second seed of the tournament and the 3rd of the of the Race Ranking To London, formed by the Austrian Alexander Peya and the Brazilian Bruno Soares.
The match started at 6 am, Colombia Time Zone (UTC-05:00), and lasted 1 hour and 23 minutes.
On the first set the Colombian/Uruguayan team consolidated their game effectively in the first serves, scoring points with strong shots and volley. Santi and Pablo scored break points on three chances. Finally, they took the set by 6-4.
The second was a fair set, there were no break points from any of both couples and it was taken to tie break, when Santi and Pablo scored a break point, winning the set by 7-4.
As a result, Santi and Pablo moved forward to quarterfinals to face the 5th seed of the tournament, the couple formed by Marcel Granollers and Marc López, who defeated Juan Sebastián and Robert Farah, the Colombian duet.