8/10/2019 2:28:36 PM (GMT+3)

Bopanna- Shapovalov enter Montreal semis

Bopanna- Shapovalov enter Montreal semis

NEW DELHI: Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov of Canada cruised into the doubles quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Kyle Edmund and Taylor Fritz in the $6,338.885 ATP-1000 tennis tournament in Montreal, Canada.

The duo got a walkover in the quarterfinals from Benoit Paire of France and Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland.

In the semifinals, Bopanna and Shapovalov will play Robin Haase and Wesley Koolhof, who beat Bryan twins Bob and Mike 6-7(8), 7-6(5), 10-5.

Elsewhere, Ankita Raina was beaten in three sets by eighth seed Samantha Murray of Britain at the $25,000 ITF women’s event in Britain.  

In the $15,000 event in Kenya, two-time National champion and the Khelo India Youth Games champion Mahak Jain reached the semifinals by outplaying fifth seed Tiffany William of Britain 6-2, 6-2. She will play the Dutch, Lexie Stevens in the semifinals.