Bopanna-Shapovalov pair out of Indian Wells event after quarterfinal loss

In a tightly contested match that lasted one hour and six minutes, Bopanna and Shapovalov were handed a 4-6, 4-6 defeat by the Russian pairing of Andrey Rublev and Aslan Karatsev.

FILE PHOTO: India's Rohan Bopanna in action.   -  GETTY IMAGES

The Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov pair was beaten 6-4, 6-4 by the Russians Andrey Rublev and Aslan Karatsev in the doubles quarterfinals of the $9,146,125 ATP tennis tournament in Indian Wells.

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The Indo-Canadian pair collected 180 ATP points and $59,740.

In the Challenger doubles semifinals in Italy, Arjun Kadhe in partnership with Jay Clarke of Britain was beaten 7-6(3), 6-2 by the fourth seeds Marco Bortolotti and Sergio Martos Gornes.

The Indo-British pair, which had beaten the top seeds in the quarterfinals, won 29 ATP points and € 930.

The results

$9,146,125 ATP, Indian Wells, US
Doubles (quarterfinals): Aslan Karatsev & Andrey Rublev (Rus) bt Denis Shapovalov (Can) & Rohan Bopanna 6-4, 6-4.

€44,820 Challenger, Napoli, Italy
Doubles (semifinals): Marco Bortolotti (Ita) & Sergio Martos Gornes (Esp) bt Jay Clarke (GBR) & Arjun Kadhe 7-6(3), 6-2.

€44,820 Challenger, Villena, Spain
Doubles (semifinals): Denis Molchanov (Ukr) & DAvid Vega Hernandez (Esp) bt Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan & Purav Raja 6-4, 6-4.

$25,000 ITF men, Loule, Portugal
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Adria Soriano Barrera (Esp) bt Sasikumar Mukund 6-2, 6-4.

$15,000 ITF men, Pratja D’Aro, Spain
Doubles (quarterfinals): Max Houkes & Niels Visker (Ned) bt Miguel Damas (Esp) & Manish Sureshkumar 4-6, 6-1, [13-11].

$15,000 ITF men, Doha, Qatar
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Oscar Moraing (Ger) bt Saketh Myneni 6-7(4), 6-3, 7-5.

Doubles (quarterfinals): Patrik Niklas-Salminen (Fin) & Saketh Myneni bt Adrian Oetzbach & Niklas Schell (Ger) 7-5, 6-1.

$25,000 ITF women, Lagos, Portugal
Doubles (quarterfinals): Naiktha Bains & Emily Webley-Smith (GBR) bt Riya Bhatia & Prarthana Thombare 6-1, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF women, Norman, US
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Dana Guzman (Per) bt Pranjala Yadlapalli 6-2, 6-3.

Doubles (quarterfinals): McKenna Schaefbauer (US) & Kelly Williford
(Dom) bt Ayaka Okuno (Jpn) & Pranjala Yadlapalli 7-6(2), 6-7(7),
[10-3].

$15,000 ITF women, Monastir, Tunisia
Doubles (quarterfinals): Laura Boehner (Ger) & Mihaela Djjakovic (Srb) bt Ni Ma Zhuoma (Chn) & Jennifer Luikham 6-1, 6-4.

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