French Open: Rohan Bopanna and Matwe Middelkoop qualified for the men’s doubles semi-finals.©Twitter
42-year-old Rohan Bopanna of India and Matwe Middelkoop of the Netherlands have qualified for the semi-finals of the ongoing French Open 2022 after beating the duo of Briton Llyod Glasspool and Finland’s Harri Heliovaara in the quarter-finals of the male double. Shocked 0-3 in the final set tie-break, Bopanna and Middelkoop held their nerves and captured 10 straight points, winning the match 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (10-3) on Monday.
The duo will face Marcelo Arevalo of El Salvador and Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands in the semi-finals.
Arevalo and Rojer overcame a battling effort from Brazil’s Rafael Matos and Spain’s David Vega Hernandez and recorded a 7-6(6), 6-3 win in the men’s doubles quarterfinal.
The Salvadoran-Dutch duo will play their first major semi-final together.
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