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Bopanna-Qureshi Enter Third Round Of French Open

Paris, May 29: The Indo-Pak Express pair of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi kept up their winning ways with a second round 7-6 (7-4), 6-3, 6-4 victory over Argentine Maximo Gonzalez and Japanese Kei Nishikori
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PTI 29 May 2011, 09:26 AM IST

Paris, May 29: The Indo-Pak Express pair of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi kept up their winning ways with a second round 7-6 (7-4), 6-3, 6-4 victory over Argentine Maximo Gonzalez and Japanese Kei Nishikori at Roland Garros. 

The fifth-seeded Indo-Pak Express have progressed to the third round where they will face Andrey Golubev of Kazakisthan and Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan.

Qureshi also won his first round mixed doubles match with his Czech partner Kveta Peschke 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 over Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania and David Marrero of Spain.

Previously, Qureshi and Bopanna beat Andreas Seppi and Simone Vagnozzi in the first round 6-3, 6-2.Talking to Dawn, Qureshi said he was hopeful that he and Bopanna will keep winning.

“We're taking it one match at a time and we want to play to our strengths. All the players are excellent but we won't rule ourselves out from winning the tournament.”
Qureshi's parents are in Paris and are hoping to see him lift his first Grand Slam trophy.

 
   
 

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