London, June 21: Indian Tennis star Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes with their respective partners on Tuesday swiftly entered into the quarter-finals of the Aegon ATP Challenger which are being held in London. On the other side, Indian pair of Purav Raja and Divij Sharan cruised into the last eight in London.
Leander Paes along with his Canadian pair Adil Shamasdin defeated Australian pair of Matt Reid and John-Patrick Smith by 4-6, 6-3, 12-10 at the grass-court event. They next face Belarus' Andrei Vasilevski and Chile's Hans Podlipnik-Castillo for a place in the semifinals.
Meanwhile, Rohan Bopanna and his Croatian partner Ivan Dodig outclassed Kyle Edmund and Thanasi Kokkinakis by 6-3 6-7(5) 10-7 in the first round and entered into the quarter-finals of the tournament. After comfortably winning the first set, the Indo-Croatian pair went down in the second set before they rebounded strongly to register a commanding win over their opponents. They are up against top-seeded Henri Kontinen and John Peers next.
In an another match Indian men's doubles duo Raja and Sharan cruised past the pair of Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic and Darian King of Barbados 6-2 6-4 in the first round. They are slated to face the Thai twins Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana next.