Aegon Championships: Rohan Bopanna-Ivan Dodig enter men’s doubles semi-finals

first_imgIndian tennis ace 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.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.In another men’s doubles clash, India’s Leander Paes and Canada’s Adil Shamasdin also 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 the final.last_img read more