High Indian doubles participant Rohan Bopanna and his Australian associate Matthew Ebden continued their dream run to advance into the Wimbledon semi-final with a hard-fought 6-7 (6-3) 7-5 6-2 win over Dutch duo of Tallon Griekspoor and Bart Stevens.
For the 43-year-old, this shall be his third look in a Wimbledon semi-final and first since 2015. General, Bopanna, a US Open runner-up in 2010, has made 4 Grand Slam semifinals within the males’s doubles.
The sixth seeded Indo-Australian duo will now be up towards the top-seeded Dutch-British pair Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski for a spot within the remaining.
Wimbledon 2023: Rohan Bopanna – Matthew Ebden get off to profitable begin
Wimbledon 2023: Rohan Bopanna-Matthew Ebden enter males’s doubles pre-quarters
The unseeded Dutch duo stretched the opening set to the fullest earlier than wrapping it within the tie-breaker in a 45-minute battle.
They went on to interrupt the Bopanna-Ebden within the first recreation of the second set. However the Indo-Aussie duo broke again Griekspoor-Stevens and additional seized the seventh recreation.
However Griekspoor-Stevens weren’t prepared to surrender simply as they made it 5-5 earlier than Bopanna-Ebden duo acquired a break within the eleventh recreation and retained their serve within the subsequent to take the second set in 40 minutes.
The third set was a cakewalk for as they broke the Dutch pair twice within the first and fifth video games, earlier than wrapping the match in a one-hour 54 minutes battle.
The semi-final shall be performed on 13 July at 6.30 PM IST.
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