Madrid Open Masters: Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov stun top seeds to reach quarter-finals

The Indo-Canadian duo won their round of 16 match 6-3 6-4 on Wednesday.

Press Trust of India May 06, 2021 12:22:36 IST
Madrid Open Masters: Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov stun top seeds to reach quarter-finals

File image of Rohan Bopanna (L) and Denis Shapovalov. AFP

Madrid: India's Rohan Bopanna combined with his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov to stun top seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in straight sets and reach the men's doubles quarter-finals of the Madrid Open Masters 1000 tournament.

This was the 41-year-old Bopanna's first win on the ATP tour in 2021.

The Indo-Canadian duo won their round of 16 match 6-3 6-4 on Wednesday.

Bopanna and Shapovalov will take on the German duo of Alexander Zverev and Tim Puetz in the quarter-finals.

"A superb victory by #TOPSAthlete tennis player @rohanbopanna and his partner @denis_shapo who beat World #1 men's doubles pair of Robert Farah and Juan Sebastian Cabal 6-3, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals of the @MutuaMadridOpen," Sports Authority of India (SAI) tweeted.

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