Rohan Bopanna loses quarterfinals in Beijing

The Indian, in partnership with Edourard Roger-Vasselin of France, was beaten 4-6, 6-4, 12-10 by second seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo.

File Photo: Rohan Bopanna, along with his partner, lost 4-6, 6-4, [12-10].   -  AP

Rohan Bopanna, in partnership with Edourard Roger-Vasselin of France, was beaten 4-6, 6-4, 12-10 by second seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo in the doubles quarterfinals of the ATP tennis tournament in Beijing, China, on Friday.

The quarterfinal entry was worth 90 ATP points and USD 27,830 for the Indo-French pair.

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In the Challenger in Mexico, Leander Paes, seeded No.1 with Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela, and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, seeded third with Marcelo Arevalo, made the doubles semifinals.

In the women’s event in Australia, Rutuja Bhosale lost the singles quarterfinals and the doubles final.

In another women’s event in Lagos, Pranjala Yadlapalli made the singles final.

The results
  • USD 4,658,510 ATP, Beijing, China
  • Doubles (quarterfinals): Lukasz Kubot (Pol) & Marcelo Melo (Bra) bt Edouard Roger-Vasselin (Fra) & Rohan Bopanna 4-6, 6-4, [12-10].
  • USD 150,000 Challenger men, Monterrey, Mexico
  • Doubles (quarterfinals): Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela (Mex) & Leander Paes bt Ariel Behar (Uru) & Roberto Quiroz (Ecu) 6-7 (4), 6-4, [10-5]; Marcelo Arevalo (Esa) & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan bt Paolo Lorenzi (Ita) & Luis David Martinez (Ven) 6-3, 6-4.
  • USD 25,000 ITF women, Brisbane, Australia
  • Singles (quarterfinals): Ellen Perez (Aus) bt Rutuja Bhosale 6-0, 6-1.
  • Doubles (final): Maddison Inglis & Kaylah Mcphee (Aus) bt Shilin Xu (Chn) & Rutuja Bhosale 7-5, 6-4.
  • USD 25,000 ITF women, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Singles (semifinals): Pranjala Yadlapalli bt Vicotrio Bosio (Arg) 6-2, 5-0 (retired).
  • Doubles (quarterfinals): Estelle Cascino (Fra) & Deniz Khazaniuk (Isr) bt Rosale Van der Hoek (Ned) & Riya Bhatia 6-2, 6-7(5), [10-6].