The Astana Open noticed Indian tennis gamers Divij Sharan and Rohan Bopanna’s marketing campaign coming to an finish on Thursday with defeats within the quarter-finals and Spherical of 16 respectively on the Nationwide Tennis Centre at Kazakhstan.
Sharan and his British companion Luke Bambridge misplaced 3-6, 5-7 to Australian Open runners-up Max Purcell and Luke Saville. Sharan and Bambridge had a set level within the second set main 5-4, however couldn’t utilise it. They gained 45 ATP factors and $3230 for his or her quarterfinal effort.
In a hard-fought first-round doubles match, Rohan Bopanna and his Danish Associate Frederick Nielsen went right down to Marcelo Arevalo of Uruguay and Tomislav Brkic of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Arevalo and Brkic received 6-7(5), 7-6(3), 10-5. Bopanna and his companion made $2650 and no factors.
Qualifier Emil Ruusuvuori of Finland made it to his first quarterfinal after knocking out Australian eighth seed Jordan Thompson 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. Adrian Mannarino of France and Mackenzie McDonald of USA additionally made it to the final eight of the singles phase.
DOUBLES (ROUND 1):
Jonathan Erlich (ISR) / Andrei Vasilevski (BLR) d [WC] Mohamed Safwat (EGY) / Denis Yevseyev (KAZ) 6-3, 6-3
Marcelo Arevalo (ESA) / Tomislav. Brkic (BIH) d Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Frederick. Nielsen (DEN) 6-7(5),7-6(3),10-5
 Ben McLachlan (JPN) / Franko Skugor (CRO) d Matwe Middelkoop (NED) / Hugo Nys (MON) 7-6(4), 6-7(8), 12-10
 Max Purcell (AUS) / Luke Saville (AUS) d Luke Bambridge (GBR) / Divij Sharan (IND) 6-3, 7-5
[Q] Emil Ruusuvuori (FIN) d  Jordan Thompson (AUS) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
 Adrian Mannarino (FRA) d [Q] Yuichi Sugita (JPN) 6-1,6-1
[PR] Mackenzie McDonald (USA) d [WC] Andreas Seppi (ITA) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.