India’s Rohan Bopanna and his partner Denis Shapovalov entered the pre-quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters doubles event. The pair yesterday defeated Russian pair of Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev in Shanghai 6-1, 6-4 in the opening round. In singles matches, Roger Federer began his Shanghai Masters campaign with a comfortable victory over Spain’s Albert Ramos, but Andy Murray suffered defeat by Fabio Fognini yesterday.
Murray succumbed to Fognini in a three-set match. Last season’s runner up Borna Coric fell to Andrey Rublev, while third seed Daniil Medvedev beat Cameron Norrie in straight sets. Defending champion Novak Djokovic will go up against Denis Shapovalov today. In the doubles, he yesterday got victory alongside compatriot Filip Krajinovic.