Veteran Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov suffered defeat in the men’s doubles quarterfinals to bow out of the BNP Paribas Open here.

In a tightly contested match that lasted one hour and six minutes, Bopanna and Shapovalov were handed a 4-6, 4-6 defeat by the Russian pairing of Andrey Rublev and Aslan Karatsev late on Thursday night.

READ: Jabeur reaches Indian Wells semifinals, to become first Arab player to enter top 10

The unseeded Indo-Canadian duo had defeated the German pair of Jan-Lennard Struff and Olympic gold medallist Alexander Zverev in straight sets in the previous round.

Partnering with Croatia’s Ivan Dodig, Bopanna had made a third round exit from the US Open last month.


(this story/news/article has not been edited by PostX News staff and is published from a syndicated feed)



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here