Bopanna/Shapovalov Edge Past 2015 Rotterdam Champions
13 February 2020 05:11
Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov edged their way into the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament semi-finals on Thursday with a 6-2, 3-6, 10-7 victory over fourth seeds and 2015 champions Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau in 74 minutes. Bopanna and Shapovalov, who won their first ATP Tour title in June last year at the MercedesCup in Stuttgart (d. Peers/Soares), await the winners of Henri Kontinen and Jan-Lennard Struff versus Jamie Murray and Ken Skupski.
Elsewhere, Raven Klaasen and Oliver Marach also came through a tight encounter, 6-4, 6-7(5), 10-8, over Felix Auger-Aliassime and Hubert Hurkacz in one hour and 43 minutes. They now challenge second seeds and 2018 champions Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut, who advanced to the semi-finals when Fabio Fognini, partnering Robin Haase, pulled out with a left leg injury.
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