Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden saved seven set factors within the opening set earlier than downing Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow to maneuver to the US Open males’s doubles semifinals, their second straight last-four look in Grand Slams this yr.
The sixth seeded Indo-Australian pair beat the American combo 7-6 (10) 6-1 within the quarterfinals of the onerous courtroom main.
Bopanna and Ebden had reached the semifinals of the Wimbledon Championships the place they’d misplaced to Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski.
The 43-year-old Indian now has the chance to safe a spot in a Grand Slam males’s doubles closing for the second time in his profession.
Apparently, it was within the US Open solely when Bopanna competed in his maiden Main closing manner again in 2010.
Up towards the sixth seeds is now the French pair of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut, who beat American Robert Galloway and Albano Olivetti from France within the different quarterfinal.
Bopanna is already out of the combined doubles competition with a second spherical defeat with Indonesian associate Aldila Sutjiadi.
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First Revealed: Sep 06 2023 | 11:21 PM IST