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Bopanna-Roger-Vasselin knock Paes-Stepanek out of Cincinati Masters

August 17, 2013 09:45 IST

Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-VasselinRohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin knocked out Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek to advance to the semi-finals of the ATP Cincinnati Masters.

Eighth seeded Indo-French team eked out a 6-3, 6-7(3), 10-8 win over the fourth seeded Indo-Czech combination.

Bopanna is now seeking his second consecutive Cincinnati final when he and Roger-Vasselin face the Spanish duo of Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez.

Granollers and Lopez, currently No. 3 in the Emirates ATP Doubles Team Rankings standings, dispatched Poles Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski 6-4, 6-2 in the other quarter-final.

Image: Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Rohan Bopanna

Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

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