PARIS: Pakistan’s top seeded tennis player Aisamul Haq Qureshi and his Dutch partner Jean-Julien Rojer crashed out of the Roland-Garros men’s doubles semi-finals in Paris on Thursday.
10th seeded Qureshi –Rojer were matched up against the second seeded pair of Bob and Mike Bryan.
The Americans took the first set 6-3. However Qureshi-Rojer came back in the second set leading 6-5 at one point. However, with the match heading into a tie breaker, Qureshi-Rojer could not match the brothers who managed to run out with a 7-6 victory.
This is the second time in a fortnight that Qureshi-Rojer crashed out of a semi-final. The previous one was at the Nice Open where the lost, incidentally, to the Bryan brothers.
The Americans will now face off against the top seeded pair of Max Mirnyi (Belarus) and Daniel Nestor (Canada) in the men’s doubles final.
In their respective match Mirnyi-Nestor triumphed over the Italian pair of Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace, winning 6-3, 6-4.
More in PakistanTransfers: LDA shuffles four directors