Bopanna-Vliegen in semis of Atlana event

Last Updated: Jul 24, 2010, 10:52 AM IST

New Delhi: Rohan Bopanna and Kristof
Vliegen overcame a first set deficit to beat Jonathan Erlich
and Janko Tipsarevic and book a semifinal berth in the Atlanta
Tennis Championships in the USA.

Bopanna and his Belgian partner scored a 3-6, 7-6(7), 10-8
win over the Israeli-Serbian pair in the quarter-finals of the
USD 531,000 hard court ATP event.

Erlich and Tipsarevic had ousted British top seeds Colin
Fleming and Ken Skupski in the opening round.

The next opponents for the Indo-Belgian pair are Stephen
Huss of Australia and Brazilian Andre Sa, who got a walk over
from American pair of Andy Roddick and Mardy Fish.

PTI