Bopanna, Cuevas in quarters of Rome Masters

The duo defeat Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in three sets.

Rohan Bopanna (right) and Pablo Cuevas will face Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in the quarterfinals.   -  Getty Images

 

Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas came from behind to knock out seventh seeds Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez, sealing a quarterfinals berth at the ATP Rome Masters, here.

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Bopanna and Cuevas rallied to beat the Spaniards 4-6, 7-6 (7), 10-8 in a gruelling second round match of the EUR 4,507,375 clay court tournament. In the one-hour-39 minute match, Bopanna and Cuevas got three break chances but could convert none and lost their serve once in the opening set.

They next face fourth seeded pair of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut.

Meanwhile, in the WTA event being run simultaneously, India’s Sania Mirza and Yaroslava Shvedova, seeded third, will face Sara Errani and Martina Trevisan in the quarterfinals.

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