Bopanna-Vliegen in final of Atlanta Tennis Championship

Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 15:42

New Delhi: Rohan Bopanna is one step away
from winning his second ATP doubles title of the season after
making the final of the Atlanta Tennis Championships in USA,
along with partner Kristof Vliegen.

The Indo-Belgian pair scored a 7-5, 7-5 win over Stephen
Huss of Australia and Brazil`s Andre Sa in the semifinals of
the USD 531,000 hard court event.

Bopanna and Vliegen will next take on Americans Scott
Lipsky and Rajeev Ram, who beat compatriots John Isner and
James Blake 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5).

Bopanna had won the first title of the season at
Johannesburg along with Pakistan`s Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi in
February.

They had also ended runners-up at France and Morocco
apart from winning a Challenger tournament in Jersey and
making the finals of the Italy event.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 15:42

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