Bopanna-Qureshi in quarters of Tunis Open

New Delhi: Top seeded pair of Rohan Bopanna
and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi advanced to the doubles
quarter-finals of the ATP Tunis Open in Tunisia after a
getting a walkover from Theirry Ascione and Arnaud Clement in
the first round.

The French pair opted our of the contest due to an elbow
injury to Clement.

Bopanna and Qureshi will fight it out with Frederico Gel
of Portugal and Marcelo Melo of Brazil for a place in the
semifinals of the USD 125,000 clay court event.

Gil and Melo beat wild card pair of Reda El Amrani of
Morocco and Malek Jaziri of Tunisia 6-4, 6-0 in their first
round match.