Divij-Bambridge reach quarter-finals at Astana Open
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: India’s Divij Sharan and his partner Luke Bambridge of the United Kingdom beat Ariel Behar of Uruguay and Gonzalo Escobar of Ecuador to reach the men’s doubles quarter-finals at the Astana Open in Kazakhstan. The Indo-British pair won the match 7-5, 4-6, 10-6 in one hour 30 minutes.
Divij and Bambridge will now play today the second seeded Australian pair of Max Purcell and Luke Saville at the ATP 250 tournament.
In other second round matches, American Frances Tiafoe took one hour 20 minutes to knock out second seed Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia 7-5, 6-3 in a battle of upcoming stars.
Seventh seeded American Tommy Paul and Belarusian Egor Gerasimov also moved into the last eight of the inaugural ATP event in Kazakhstan.