Rotterdam, Feb 14: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov have advanced to the men's doubles semifinals of the Rotterdam Open Tennis tournament with a thrilling win over Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau here.
The Indo-Canadian pair registered a 6-2, 3-6, 10-7 victory against Romanian-Dutch pairing of Tecau and Rojer in 74 minutes in a quarterfinal played on Thursday night to enter the last four of the ATP 500 event. Bopanna and Shapovalov had a decent first serve percentage of 67 and won three of the seven break points on offer.
They will now meet the winners of match between Henri Kontinen and Jan-Lennard Struff versus Jamie Murray and Ken Skupski. Bopanna and Shapovalov had entered the quarterfinals by beating the Australian pair of John Peers and Michael Venus 7-6, 6-7, 10-8 in a gripping encounter. (UNI)