Rome, September 17
India’s Rohan Bopanna and Canadian Denis Shapovalov shocked high seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah of Colombia in a hard-fought second spherical encounter to enter the boys’s doubles quarterfinals of the Italian Open tennis match right here on Thursday.
The unseeded Indo-Canadian pair defeated their fancied rivals 6-Three 3-6 10-5 in a spherical of 16 tie of the ATP Masters 1000 occasion.
Bopanna and Shapovalov will subsequent face French mixture of Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin.
Bopanna and Shapovalov had defeated the pair of Argentina’s Guido Pella and Chile’s Cristian Garin 6-Four 6-Four to maneuver into the spherical of 16 right here.
The Indo-Canadian duo had bowed out of the boys’s doubles quarterfinals within the just-concluded US Open, shedding 5-7 5-7 to the pair of Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands and Horia Tecau of Romania. PTI