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Rohan Bopanna-Ivan Dodig enter semis of Aegon Championships

The Indo-Croatian duo started the quarter-final clash of the Wimbledon warm-up event strongly as they led 7-6 after the first game. 

Published: 22nd June 2017 12:25 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd June 2017 03:31 PM   |  A+A-

Rohan Bopanna (File | AFP)

By ANI

LONDON: Indian tennis Rohan Bopanna and his Croatian partner Ivan Dodig got the better of Australia’s John Peers and Finland’s Henri Kontinen to book their place in the semi-finals of the Aegon Championships here last evening.

The Indo-Croatian duo started the quarter-final clash of the Wimbledon warm-up event strongly as they led 7-6 after the first game. 

However, Bopanna and Dodig went down in the second before rebounding strongly to eventually clinch a 7-6, 4-6, 10-2 win over the Australian-Finnish duo in a thrilling encounter.

Bopanna and Dodig will now lock horns with the winners of another last-eight clash between the French duo of Julien Benneteau-Edouard Roger-Vasselin and America's Bryan brothers.

At Aegon Ilkley Trophy men’s doubles clash, India’s Leander Paes and Canada’s Adil Shamasdin stormed into the last-four after registering a comfortable 7-6 , 6-2 win over the Chilean- Belarusian team of Hans Podlipnik-Castillo and Andrei Vasilevski.

Paes and Shamasdin will take on the Australian duo of Luke Saville and John Millman for a place in final.



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