Bopanna-Vliegen in Qfs of Atlana event

Last Updated: Jul 23, 2010, 11:59 AM IST

New Delhi: Rohan Bopanna and his partner Kristof Vliegen progressed to the doubles quarter-finals of the Atlanta Tennis Championships in USA with a straight set win over Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana.

The Indo-Belgian pair recorded a 6-3 6-4 win against the Thai combination in the opening round of the USD 531,000 hard court ATP event.

The winners set up a tough clash with British top seed pair of Colin Fleming and Ken Skupski.

Bopanna had reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals with Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi.