Bopanna-Shapovalov pair reaches Indian Wells pre-quarters

The unseeded duo of Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov beat the eighth seeded British-Brazilian pair of Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the round of 32 match on Sunday.

FILE PHOTO: Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov.   -  Getty Images

Indo-Canadian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov made it to the pre-quarterfinals of the Indian Wells Masters tournament on Sunday.

The unseeded duo beat the eighth seeded British-Brazilian pair of Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the round of 32 match.

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They will face Santiago Gonzalez of Mexico and Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France in the next round.

Bopanna and Shapovalov have played two tournaments together this year - an ATP500 event in Rotterdam where they lost in the quarterfinals and an ATP250 event in Doha where they finished runners-up.

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