Bopanna-Matkowski through to doubles quarters in Dubai

Rohan Bopanna has progressed to the doubles quarterfinals after a tough win in Dubai.   -  PTI

Rohan Bopanna and partner Marcin Matkowski of Poland beat the second seeds Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Marcel Granollers of Spain 5-7, 6-3, 11-9 in the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the $2,617,160 ATP event in Dubai on Tuesday.

Prarthana Thombare, in partnership with Abbie Myers of Australia, moved into the doubles quarterfinals of a $25,000 ITF women’s event in Australia.

Karman Kaur Thandi made the pre-quarterfinals with a three-set victory over Andrea Ka of Cambodia in Spain.

The results:

$2,617,160 ATP, Dubai: Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Marcin Matkowski (Pol) & Rohan Bopanna bt Ivan Dodig (Cro) & Marcel Grannollers (Esp) 5-7, 6-3, 11-9.

$25,000 ITF women, Clare, Australia: Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Abbie Myers (Aus) & Prarthana Thombare bt Alize LIm & Sherazad Reix (Fra) 3-6, 6-3, 10-6; Qualifying singles (third and final round): Gabrielle Taylor (GBR) bt Prarthana Thombare 6-2, 6-4; Second round: Prarthana Thombare bt Annie Donaldson (Aus) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF women, Palmanova, Spain: Singles (first round): Karman Kaur Thandi bt Andrea Ka (Cam) 6-2, 1-6, 6-1.