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Tennis: Bopanna-Shapovalov enter Rotterdam Open semifinals

Tennis: Bopanna-Shapovalov enter Rotterdam Open semifinals

Rotterdam, Feb 14 (UNI) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov have advanced to the men's doubles semifinals of the Rotterdam Open Tennis tournament with a thrilling win over Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau here.

The Indo-Canadian pair registered a 6-2, 3-6, 10-7 victory against Romanian-Dutch pairing of Tecau and Rojer in 74 minutes in a quarterfinal played on Thursday night to enter the last four of the ATP 500 event.

Bopanna and Shapovalov had a decent first serve percentage of 67 and won three of the seven break points on offer. They will now meet the winners of match between Henri Kontinen and Jan-Lennard Struff versus Jamie Murray and Ken Skupski.

Bopanna and Shapovalov had entered the quarterfinals by beating the Australian pair of John Peers and Michael Venus 7-6, 6-7, 10-8 in a gripping encounter.

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