Rohan Bopanna reaches doubles quarterfinals in Tokyo

India's Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov of Canada beat Fabrice Martin and Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-3, 7-6(3) to reach the last-eight in Tokyo.

Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov will play Nikola Mektic and Franko Skugor in the quarterfinals.   -  Getty Images

Rohan Bopanna in partnership with Denis Shapovalov of Canada made the doubles quarterfinals with a 6-3, 7-6(3) victory over wild card entrants Fabrice Martin and Yasutaka Uchiyama in the $2,046,340 ATP-500 tennis tournament in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday.

In the quarterfinals, Bopanna and his Canadian partner will play Nikola Mektic and Franko Skugor of Croatia who put out the top seeds in the first round.

In the Challenger in Brazil, Sumit Nagal moved into the pre-quarterfinals after a bye in the first round, as his opponent retired midway through the first set.

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In the Challenger in Barcelona, Ramkumar Ramanathan was beaten in the singles second round, but made the doubles quarterfinals with Sergio Martos Gornes of Spain.


$2,046,340 ATP-500, Tokyo, Japan

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Denis Shapovalov (Can) & Rohan Bopanna beat Fabrice Martin (Fra) & Yasutaka Uchiyama (Jpn) 6-3, 7-6(3).

$ 54,160 Challenger, Campinas, Brazil

Singles (second round): Sumit Nagal beat Gastao Elias (Por) 4-1 (retired).

$ 54,160 Challenger, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Singles (second round): Konstantin Kravchuk (Rus) beat Sasi Kumar Mukund 6-4, 6-2.

€ 46,600 Challenger, Barcelona, Spain

Singles (second round): Tommy Robredo (Esp) beat Ramkumar Ramanathan 7-5, 6-4.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Sergio Martos Gornes (Esp) & Ramkumar Ramanathan beat Tomislav Brkic (Bih) & Ante Pavic (Cro) 3-6, 6-3, [10-7].

$25,000 ITF men, Tavira, Portugal

Singles (first round): Alexandre Muller (Fra) beat Terence Das 6-2, 6-2.

$25,000 ITF men, Tay Ninh, Vietnam

Singles (first round): Sidharth Rawat beat Dac Tien Nguyen (Vie) 7-5, 6-2; Manish Sureshkumar beat Krittin Koaykul (Tha) 6-0, 6-3; Makoto Ochi (Jpn) beat Arjun Kadhe 6-2, 2-6, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF men, Nanchang, China

Singles (first round): Daisuke Sumizawa (Jpn) beat Anirudh Chandrasekar 3-6, 6-2, 6-1; Vijay Sundar Prashanth beat Pol Wattanakul (Tha) 6-4, 6-4.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Oleg Khotkov (Ukr) & Aliaksandr Liaonenka (Blr) beat Tsung-Hao Huang (Tpe) & Tarun Anirudh Chilakalapudi 6-3, 6-1.

$15,000 ITF men, Antalya, Turkey

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Kelsey Stevenson (Can) & Adil Kalyanpur beat Luca Gelhardt & Kai Wehnelt (Ger) 6-7(7), 7-6(3), [10-4].

$15,000 ITF women, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Singles (first round): Sathwika Sama beat Suhana Sofia Mohd. Adam Das (Mas) 6-1, 6-1; Romana Disovska (Svk) bt Saumya Vig 6-1, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF women, Pretoria, South Africa

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Merel Hoedt (Ned) & Zeel Desai beat Elena Jamshidi (Den) & Hili Kronzon (Isr) 6-1, 6-1; Alexandra Riley (US) & Snehal Mane beat Marne Dercksen & Mbali Langa (RSA) 6-4, 7-5; Clara Vlasselaer (Bel) & Sri Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy beat Shannon Cox & Amy Olivier (RSA) 7-6(1), 5-7, [10-8].

$15,000 ITF women, Tabarka, Tunisia

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Daria Solovyeva (Rus) & Jennifer Luikham beat Nicole Pou (Arg) & Humera Shaik 6-4, 6-3.

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