Bopanna-Qureshi lose in semifinals of Indian Wells

Updated: 18 March 2011 16:40 IST

The Indo-Pak express of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi was halted in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas ATP Tour 1000 tournament here as they went down to Belgian Xavier Malisse and Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 3-6, 8-10.

Bopanna-Qureshi lose in semifinals of Indian Wells

California:

The Indo-Pak express of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi was halted in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas ATP Tour 1000 tournament here as they went down to Belgian Xavier Malisse and Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 3-6, 8-10.

The match Thursday went down to the wire with the Ukrainian-Belgian pair sealing off the issue in the super tie-break. There was nothing much to separate between the two teams but Mallise and Dolgopolov won more points on their first serve than Bopanna and Qureshi.

Bopanna and Qureshi, ranked 15th, had a successful week here, which included a famous win against World No.2 Indian duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes in an earlier round.

The Indo-Pak express had defeated the Serbian pair of Novak Djokovic and Viktor Troicki in the quarterfinals.



Topics : Rohan Bopanna Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Tennis Rajeev Ram Su-Wei Hsieh
Related Articles
Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes Crash Out of China Open First Round
Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes Crash Out of China Open First Round
Davis Cup: India Seeded Second In Asia/Oceania Group 1 For 2017 Season
Davis Cup: India Seeded Second In Asia/Oceania Group 1 For 2017 Season
Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes: Superstars Who Love to Hate Each Other
Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes: Superstars Who Love to Hate Each Other
Show Comments
Advertisement