Bopanna-Qureshi reach quarters of ATP Paris Masters

Updated: Nov 10, 2011, 23:55 PM IST

Paris: India`s Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi today notched up a straight-set victory over Britain`s Colin Fleming and Jamie Murray to reach the quarterfinals of the ATP Paris Masters.

The Indo-Pak pair beat Fleming and Murray 6-4, 6-3 in the pre-quarters.

Bopanna-Qureshi, who got a bye in the opening round, will next face the winners of the match between Michael Llodra-Nenad Zimonic and Eric Butorac-Julien Jean.

The seventh seeded Bopanna-Qureshi pair saved two out of the third break points and also committed just three double faults compared to their rivals` six.

Ace Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes had crashed out of the tournament yesterday.