Defending Champs Isner/Sock Journey Stadium Help To Indian Wells SFs | ATP Tour
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Bopanna/Ebden beat Felix/Shapovalov
After a comeback win kickstarted their title defence, Individuals John Isner and Jack Sock have improved with every passing spherical on the BNP Paribas Open. The house favourites scored their most decisive win of the match on Wednesday night time, beating Italians Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-4 beneath the lights on the Indian Wells stadium court docket.
The 2-time desert champions saved all three break factors in opposition to them within the victory and transformed on three of their 5 possibilities, a lot to the delight of the Southern California crowd. Isner/Sock stamped their authority on the match early on, when Sock whipped a backhand return winner on a deciding level to safe their first break of the match.
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They may subsequent meet Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden, who earned a 6-4, 7-5 victory in opposition to Canadian singles stars Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov earlier within the night time. The Indian-Australian duo gained each units behind a single break and saved all 4 break factors in opposition to them.
The remaining two quarter-finals, within the prime half of the draw, shall be performed on Thursday. High seeds Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski will meet Jamie Murray and Michael Venus, whereas fifth seeds Lloyd Glasspool and Harri Heliovaara meet Santiago Gonzalez and Edouard Roger-Vasselin.
The doubles semi-finals are scheduled for Friday, with the champions to be topped on Saturday.
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