8/11/2019 8:32:13 PM (GMT+3)

Bopanna-Shapovalov go down in doubles semifinals in Montreal

Bopanna-Shapovalov go down in doubles semifinals in Montreal

NEW DELHI: Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov lost to Robin Haase and Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands 7-6(3), 7-6(7) in the doubles semiifnals of the $6,338, 885 ATP-1000 tournament in Montreal, Canada.

The semifinal entry was worth 360 ATP points and $76,300 for the Indo-Canadian pair.

In the Challenger semifinals in Germany, second seeds Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan were beaten 6-4, 7-6(3) by the Croatian pair of Ivan Sabanov and Matej Sabanov.

Haase and Koolhof will now face the Spanish-Argentine pair of Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos in the title clash on Sunday.

The Indo-Canadian had received a walkover in their quarterfinal clash against France's Benoit Paire and Swiss Stan Wawrinka.

Bopanna and Shapovalov had earlier knocked out the fourth seed French pair of Nichola Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin before defeating Kyle Edmund and Taylor Fritz in straight sets in the round of 16.

In the $15,000 ITF women’s event in Nairobi, two-time National champion and top seed Mahak Jain cruised into the final and will face eighth seed Sada Nahimana of Burundi. (Pic:Shapovalov/Instagram)