Bopanna/Shapovalov are QFists at Madrid Masters : Week of 3rd May – Indian Tennis Roundup

ATP Tour

Rohan Bopanna got back together with his old partner Dennis Shapavalov of Canada and finally posted first couple of wins this year including big upset win over top seeds Cabal and Farah. 

These are their results this week-

At ATP Madrid Masters 1000, Spain (Clay)-

[R1] Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Denis Shapovalov (CAN) d.  Marc Lopez (ESP)/ Jaume Munar (ESP) 76(4) 64
[R2] Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Denis Shapovalov (CAN) d. (1) Juan Sebastian Cabal (COL) / Robert Farah (COL) 63 64
[QF] Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Denis Shapovalov (CAN) l. Tim Puetz (GER) / Alexander Zverev (GER) 46 63 5-10

ATP Challenger Tour

Sumit Nagal got back to challenger tour this week with a challenger in Prague, Czech Republic. He had couple of good wins over tricky qualfiers before bowing out to top seed Norbert Gombos in QF. Sriram Balaji and Jeevan Nedunzheziyan have been playing together in last 3 week. They finally won a match this week with a good win in the first round of a challenger in Czech Republic before losing in a close match in quarter final. 

Bala and Jeevan played in a challenger in Spain and lost to top seeds in QF. 

These are their results –

At Prague ATP 80, Czech Republic (Clay)
[R1] (8) Sumit Nagal (IND,140) d. (Q) Zdenek Kolar (CZE,225) 62 64
[R2] (8) Sumit Nagal (IND,140) d. (Q) Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR,213) 46 61 64
[QF] (8) Sumit Nagal (IND,140) l. (1) Norbert Gombos (SVK,89) 46 26

At Biella 5 Challenger 80, Italy (Clay)
[R1] N. Sriram Balaji (IND) / Jeevan Nedunchezuiyan (IND) d. (WC) Pietro Buscaglione (ITA) / Pietro Rondoni (ITA) 64 62
[QF] N. Sriram Balaji (IND) / Jeevan Nedunchezuiyan (IND) l. (1) Andre Goransson (SWE) / Nathaniel Lammons (USA) 46 63 8-10

Photos from Sumit’s matches in Prague (Credits – Martin Sidorjak)

ITF Tour

Karman Kaur Thandi too played in Prague in W25 tournament with her protected ranking and got a win before losing to fifth seed in second round. 

At ITF W25 Prague, Czech Republic (Clay)
[R1] Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,618) d. (Q) Johana Markova (CZE,392) 75 67(6) 63
[R2] Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,618) l. (5) Cagla Buyukakcay (TUR,177) 57 16

Photos from Karman’s matches in Prague (Credits – Honza Žirovnický)

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