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Bopanna, Cuevas reach quarterfinals of Monte Carlo Masters

Press Trust of India  |  Monaco 

Rohan Bopanna and his partner Pablo Cuevas knocked out fifth seeds Raven Klaasen and Rajeev Ram after a three-set battle to progress to the quarterfinals of the ATP Monte Carlo Masters event here.

The unseeded Indo-Uruguay pair pipped the Protea-American combination 6-7(6) 6-4 10-6 in the pre-quarterfinals.


They next face top seeded team of Henri Kontinen from and Australia'Peers, who ensured exit of Novak Djokovic and Victor Troicki with a 6-3 6-4 win.

The Monte Carlo Masters is fifth tournament Bopanna is playing with Cuevas and this is their best performance together after joining forces at the beginning of the season.

Bopanna won the season-opening ATP 250 Open with compatriot Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and reached final of ATP 500 Championships with Polish partner Marcin Matkowski.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 10:42 IST
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