Rome Masters: Bopanna-Vasselin look for winning start

Last Updated: Thu, May 17, 2018 14:03 hrs

[Italy], May 17 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin will aim to kick-start their campaign at the Rome Masters on a promising note when they play their second round of the men's doubles event here on Thursday.

Bopanna and Vasselin, who had received a bye in the opening round of the tournament, are yet to take to the court in Foro Italico.

The Indo-French duo is due to take on Argentina's Pablo Cuevas and Spain's Marcel Granollers in the last-16 clash.

Last week, Bopanna and Vasselin bowed out in the second round of the Madrid Open after slumping to a 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 5-10 defeat at the hands of the South African-New Zealand team of Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus.

In another men's doubles clash, the Spaniard duo of Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez would also look to make a winning start when they take on the Argentinian pair of Juan Martin del Potro and Leonardo Mayer in their second match of the Rome Masters. (ANI)

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