Rohan Bopanna and his doubles partner Denis Shapovalov have defeated the World No. 1 men’s doubles team at the ongoing ATP Miami Open. The duo finished their opponents Mate Pavić and Nikola Mektić by a score of 6-3, 7-6 to move into the quarterfinal round.
BOPANNA AND SHAPOVALOV DEFEAT WORLD NO. 1 TEAM!@rohanbopanna/@denis_shapo came out all guns blazing to defeat World No. 1 team of Mate Pavic & Nikola Mektic 63 76 to move into the quarters of the ATP Miami Open Masters.
Big win for Indian Sports! pic.twitter.com/9PDycRysJx
— Indian Tennis Daily (@IndTennisDaily) March 27, 2022
They will now face Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands and Great Britain’s Neal Skupski in the quarterfinal round match. A video shows the crowd giving them a round of applause at the end of the match after a brilliant display of tennis by them.