Paris Masters: Rohan Bopanna moves into quarterfinals

Bopanna and doubles partner Denis Shapovalov cruise past Maximo Gonzalez and Austin Krajicek.

File Photo: Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov will face Russia’s Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev in the quarterfinals.   -  AP

Rohan Bopanna cruised into the quarterfinals with doubles partner Denis Shapovalov, defeating Maximo Gonzalez and Austin Krajicek 6-1, 6-3 in the Paris Masters. In the quarterfinals, Bopanna and Shapovalov were scheduled to play Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev of Russia.

Divij Sharan in partnership with Artem Sitak of New Zealand was beaten in the pre-quarterfinals by Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin of France.

Ramkumar in final

In the ATP Challenger in China, Ramkumar Ramanathan made the doubles final in partnership with Mikhail Elgin of Russia. The duo beat Vishnu Vardhan and Toshihide Matsui in two well-contested sets.

In the USD 60,000 ITF women’s event in Liuzhou, China, Ankita Raina made the doubles final in partnership with Rosalie van der Hoek of the Netherlands. The pair will challenge top seeds Xinyu Jiang and Qianhui Tang of China in the final.

The results
  • EUR 5,791,280 ATP-1000, Paris, France
  • Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Denis Shapovalov (Can) & Rohan Bopanna bt Maximo Gonzalez (Arg) & Austin Krajicek (U.S.) 6-1, 6-3; Jeremy Chardy & Fabrice Martin bt Artem Sitak (Nzl) & Divij Sharan 6-2, 6-3.
  • USD 135,400 Challenger, Shenzhen, China
  • Doubles (semifinals): Mikhail Elgin (Rus) & Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Toshihide Matsui (Jpn) & Vishnu Vardhan 7-5, 7-6 (0).
  • USD 60,000 ITF women, Liuzhou, China
  • Doubles (semifinals): Rosalie van der Hoek (Ned) & Ankita Raina bt Ji-Hee Choi (Kor) & Akiko Omae (Jpn) 5-7, 6-1, [10-7].
  • USD 15,000 ITF women, Cancun, Mexico
  • Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Ramya Natarajan bt Romary Cardenas Rifka (Mex) 6-1, 6-2.
  • USD 15,000 ITF women, Tabarka, Tunisia
  • Doubles (quarterfinals): Giulia Crescenzi (Ita) & Nicole Gadient (Sui) bt Graziella Barrett (GBR) & Humera Shaik 7-5, 6-1; Pre-quarterfinals: Graziella Barrett & Humera Shaik bt Nuria Brancaccio & Giuseppina Miccio (Ita) 6-4, 5-7, [11-9].
  • USD 15,000 ITF men, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
  • Doubles (semifinals): Jan Zielinski & Kacper Zuk (Pol) bt Courtney John Lock (Zim) & Aryan Goveas 6-1, 6-2.
  • USD 15,000 ITF men, Meshref, Kuwait
  • Doubles (quarterfinals): Yurii Dzhavakian (Ukr) & Mikalai Haliak (Blr) bt Ashwin Ryan Sharma (Aus) & Anurag Nenwani 7-6(1), 2-6, [10-5].