Shanghai Masters: Bopanna-Shapovalov go down fighting in pre-quarters

The Indo-Canadian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov lost 6-4, 3-6, [10-7] to Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo at the Shanghai Masters.

The doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov lost to Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo at the Shanghai Masters 2019.   -  Getty Images

Rohan Bopanna in partnership with Dennis Shapovalov of Canada went down fighting to the second seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo in the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the ATP-1000 Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai, China, on Thursday.

The second round entry fetched 90 ATP points and $26,870 for the Indo-Canadian pair.

The results:

$8,322,885 ATP-1000, Shanghai, China

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals):

Lukasz Kubot (Pol) & Marcelo Melo (Bra) bt Denis Shapovalov (Can) & Rohan Bopanna 6-4, 3-6, [10-7].


$162,480 Challenger, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals):

Arie Behar (Uru) & Gonzalo Escobar (Ecu) bt Pedja Krstin (Srb) & Sumit Nagal 6-2, 6-4.


€ 92,040 Challenger, Mouilleron-le-Captif, France,

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals):

Stefano Travaglia (Ita) & Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Lucas Poullain & Vincent Stouff (Fra) 4-6, 6-3, [14-12].


$25,000 ITF men, Lagos, Nigeria

Singles (pre-quarterfinals):

Mehluli Don Ayanda Sibanda (Zim) bt Jatin Dahiya 5-7, 6-2, 6-0;

Aryan Goveas bt Kevin Cheruiyot (Ken) 6-3, 6-2;

Aldin Setkic (Bih) bt Yash Chaurasia 6-3, 6-1.


$25,000 ITF men, Tay Ninh, Vietnam

Singles (pre-quarterfinals):

Manish Sureshkumar bt Denis Yevseyev (Kaz) 0-6, 6-4, 4-1 (retired);

Daniel Nguyen (US) bt Arjun Kadhe 6-2, 7-6(7).


$25,000 ITF women, Lagos, Nigeria

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Fanny Ostlund (Swe) bt Sowjanya Bavisetti 7-6(2), 6-0;

Rutuja Bhosale bt Sathwika Sama 6-0, 6-2;

Riya Bhatia bt Barakat Oyinlomo Quadre (Ngr) 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.


Doubles (pre-quarterfinals):

Laura Pigossi (Bra) & Rutuja Bhosale bt Osariemen Airhunmwunde & Aanu Ayegbusi (Ngr) 6-1, 6-0;

Anette Munozova (Swe) & Alexandra Riley (US) bt Sathwika Sama & Saumya Vig 7-6(10), 6-0;

Sandra Samir (Egy) & Prarthana Thombare bt Adesuwa Osabuohien (US) & Barakat Oyinlomo Quadre (Ngr) 6-2, 3-6, [10-5].

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