Bopanna-Cuevas struggles into Monte Carlo semis

| Updated: Apr 22, 2017 15:26 IST

Monte Carlo [Monaco], Apr 19 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas produced a spirited performance as they bounced back from a set down to book their place in the semi-finals of the men' doubles event at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters here last evening. After going down in the first set, the Indo-Uruguayan duo rebounding strongly to register a 3-6, 6-3, 13-11 win over the Finnish-Australian duo of Henri Kontinen and John Peers in a exhilarating quarter-final clash. With the win, Bopanna and Cuevas have now set up a clash against the French team of Hugo Nys and Romain Arneodo for a place in the summit showdown. In the men's singles event, fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal continued his rich vein of form as he swept aside Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 6-4, 6-4 to storm into the last four. Nadal, who is bidding for his 10th title at the tournament, will now lock horns Belgium's David Goffin for a place in the finals.(ANI)