Atanu and Deepika, who are India's best medal hope in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, were at their best to make their first final together where they will face the Netherlands in the summit clash on Sunday.
Archery World Cup: Deepika Kumari reaches semi-final in recurve individual event; Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai exit
Deepika reigned supreme with scores of 29, 28 and 28 that included four perfect 10s with two closest to the centre (X) to knock out the veteran Mexican.
Archery World Cup: Abhishek Verma, Jyothi Surekha Vennam best placed Indians after qualification round
In their first international competition in about two years, the Indian compound archers appeared rusty.
Archery World Cup: Indian women's recurve team finish second in qualification after Olympics disappointment
The troika of world number three Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari, who had made a shock second-round exit in the final Olympic Qualifier on Sunday, accumulated 1986 points to qualify for the pre-quarter-finals.
India have a team quota in the men's event and an individual quota in the women's event for the Tokyo Games but the fate of the women's team hangs in balance.
Archery World Cup: Indian women's team of Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat, Komalika Bari storms into final
India are also in the medal hunt in three more events with newly-wed Atanu Das and Deepika advancing into the mixed pair bronze playoff. The duo will also vie for individual medals, having made the last-four in their respective sections.
Defying severe winds at the Sports Complex Los Arcos, Das defeated his Candian rival Eric Peters 6-4 to set up a semi-final clash with Angel Alvarado of Mexico.
Ranked fifth in the qualifications, the Indian pair lost to top seeds Korea 2-6 in the semifinals to set up a bronze medal clash with seventh seed Italy at Archery World Cup Stage IV.
Archery World Cup Stage III: Four Indians including Deepika Kumari, Tarundeep Rai enter third round; Atanu Das ousted
Four Indians including Deepika Kumari and Tarundeep Rai advanced into third round even as Atanu Das crashed out in the recurve individual section of the Archery World Cup Stage III
Archery Association of India contemplating legal action against KLM Royal Dutch Airlines after missing World Cup due to flight delay
The Archery World Cup was one of the two major competitions planned for Indian team before the World Championships in the Netherlands in June, which will be the first qualification event for the Tokyo Olympics 2020
Indian archers forced to skip Colombia World Cup due to flight delay; Deepika Kumari won't defend individual title
The 23-member Indian archery contingent was slated to board Royal Dutch Airlines KLM 872 from Delhi to Amsterdam early Saturday morning but due to "operational issues" the flight was delayed by two hours 53 minutes, that shattered their onward journey plan to Medellin.
World Cup Final: Compound archer Abhishek Verma ‘earns his stripes’ by signing off season with twin medals
Capping off a memorable year with multiple medals in World Cups, the World Cup Final and the Asiad, Abhishek Verma is now bracing himself for a tougher assignment: convincing the government to fund his training for next year.
Asian Games 2018: Indian archer Deepika Kumari ready to erase bitter memories of 2014 Incheon Games in Jakarta
Down with fever for five days, Deepika Kumari's departure was delayed, with the archery contingent leaving on 14 August.
Asian Games 2018: Archer Abhishek Verma confident of at least two medals despite absence of individual events
Top Indian archer Abhishek Verma is still confident of clinching two medals in the Asian Games, the same number he won in the last edition, despite the compound section he competed in not having individual events this time.
Indian archer Deepika Kumari has clinched gold in the women's recurve event at the third stage of the Archery World Cup being held in America, qualifying for the circuit final that is scheduled to take place later this year.
The Indian men and women's compound teams advanced to the bronze medal play-offs on a day of disappointments in stage one of the Archery World Cup in Shanghai on Thursday.
Archery World Cup Stage 1: Ankita Bhagat best placed Indian in recurve qualification; Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das get 10th spots
Ankita Bhagat emerged as the best-placed Indian in the recurve qualifications round as she got an eighth seed, while former world number one Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das got the 10th spots in the Archery World Cup Stage 1 in Shanghai on Wednesday.
Deepika was the lone Indian to have made the cut to the World Cup Final draw of eight by virtue of her two quarterfinal finishes in the four World Cups this year.
The Indian men's compound team defeated Colombia to clinch the gold medal on the penultimate day of the archery World Cup stage 1 championship. Here's how social media reacted to India's win
The Indian men's compound archery team, comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh clinched the gold medal after beating Camilo Andres Cardona, Jose Carlos Ospina and Daniel Munoz 226-221 in compound Archery final.