India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas has been advanced to the quarter-finals of the Monte-Carlo Masters. They defeated the fifth seeded pair of Rajeev Ram and Raven Klaasen 6-7, 6-4, 10-6.
Ram and Klaasen of USA and South Africa respectively, took the upper-hand with a win in the tie-break in the first set. The Indo-Uruguyan pair, though, fought back valiantly in the second, taking a crucial break before clinching the set 6-4 to push the encounter into a tie-breaker.
It was a tense tie-breaker with both sides not giving an inch to the other. Bopanna and Klasse held on to take the decider 10-6. In the quarter-finals, they will face top-seeds Henri Kontinen and John Peers.