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Paes, Bopanna to clash in Shanghai Masters quarters

sports Updated: Oct 15, 2010 13:02 IST

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India's Davis Cup mates Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna set up a quarter-final clash against each other in the Shanghai Masters after registering wins with their respective partners.

Third seeds Paes and Jurgen Melzer of Austria beat Brazil's Thomaz Belluci and Serbia's Janko Tipsaveric 6-3 6-3 in the second round of the USD 3,240,000 hard court event.

Melzer had also shocked top seed and world number one Rafael Nadal 6-1 3-6 6-3 in the singles pre-quarter-finals. Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi scored a 6-3 7-5 win over eighth seeds Dick Norman of Belgiam and South African Wesley Moodie.

Mahesh Bhupathi and his Belarusian partner Max Mirnyi, seeded fifth, also advanced to the quarterfinals with a 6-3 6-1 win over Marc Lopez and Tommy Robredo. They will next take on fourth seeds Lukasz Kubot and Oliver Marach.