Continuing their dominant run in the ongoing Wimbledon men's doubles, the sixth-seeded pair of Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden took down the Dutch duo of Tallon Griekspoor and Bart Stevens in the quarterfinals. After losing the opening set 7-6 (7-3), the India-Australian duo of Bopanna and Ebden came back and defeated the Dutch pair by 5-7, and 2-6 on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Bopanna and Ebden defeated the USA and Netherlands pair of Reese Stalder and David Pel in the Round of 16 by 5-7, 6-4, and 6-7 (5-10) at court 12 to qualify for the quarter-final against Griekspoor and Stevens.
With this sensational victory, the 43-year-old Bopanna entered his third Wimbledon semifinals after qualifying for the 2013 and 2015 editions with different partners. The Indian star also reached his first semi-final in Wimbledon in men's doubles since 2015 following the victory on Wednesday.
In their next match, Bopanna and Ebden will face their toughest competition of the tournament as they are scheduled to square off against the top-seeded pair of the Netherlands' Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski of the United Kingdom. To qualify for the semifinals, Koolhof and Skupski defeated the unseeded duo of Ariel Behar and Adam Pavlasek of Uruguay and the Czech Republic respectively.