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Rohan Bopanna-Ivan Dodig reach quarter-finals of Aegon Championships

Rohan Bopanna and Ivan Dodig registered a 6-3, 6-7, 10-7 win over the Australian-American team of Thanasi Kokkinakis and Kyle Edmund

tennis Updated: Jun 21, 2017 17:26 IST
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Rohan Bopanna recently won the mixed double title at the French Open.
Rohan Bopanna recently won the mixed double title at the French Open.(AFP)

Rohan Bopanna and Croatian partner Ivan Dodig produced a spirited performance as they bounced back from a set down to progress through to the quarter-finals of the Aegon Championships.

After comfortably winning the first set, the Indo-Croatian pair went down in the second set before they rebounded strongly to register a 6-3, 6-7, 10-7 win over the Australian-American team of Thanasi Kokkinakis and Kyle Edmund in a thrilling opening-round clash at the Queen’s Club.

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Bopanna and Dodig will now lock horns with the Finnish-Australian duo Henri Kontinen and John Peers for a place in the semi-finals of the men’s doubles event.

In another clash, India’s Leander Paes and Canada’s Adil Shamasdin survived an early scare against Australian duo of John-Patrick Smith and Matt Reid to book their place in last-eight.

Paes and Shamsdin rebounded strongly from their first-set defeat to post a 4-6, 6-3, 12-10 win over the Australians in their opening round of the $127,000 grass court event.

They will next face Belarus’ Andrei Vasilevski and Chile’s Hans Podlipnik-Castillo.