Rohan Bopanna and his Croatian partner Ivan Dodig reached the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters after covering past Juan Sebastian Cabal and Fabio Fognini in a tough contest.
Earlier the seventh seeds Bopanna and Dodig, rallied to modest the Colombian-Italian combo 5-7 7-5 10-8 in a second round match. During the second round, Bopanna and Dodig ended finalists at the Rogers Cup in
In the WTA event, which lasted one hour and 41 minutes, Bopanna and Dodig broke their rivals once however also dropped serve one time. To Cabal and Fognini's acclaim, they saved seven break points to make it as tough for Bopanna and Dodig as possible. For the next face, Bopanna and Dodig have to play against Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo, who beat Diego Schwartzman and Mischa Zverev 7-5 6-2.
After Ramkumar Ramanathan's second round defeat in the singles and Leander Paes' first round defeat with Alexander Zverev in the doubles first round Bopanna is the only Indian left in the tournaments.
By: Priyanka Negi