Aisam, Bopanna win Gerry Webber Open

Aisam ul Haq Qureshi and Rohan Bopanna beat Hasse-Roanic 7-6, 3-6, 11-9 in Gerry Webber Open.The duo has been making gradual progress in recent years, making it to the quarters and semis of major tournaments. Recently, they had crashed out of the men’s French Open doubles quarter final in June while reaching the semis of the Monte Carlo ATP Masters Tennis Championship in May.Apart from winning at Johannesburg, Bopanna had reached final six times. Except for Atlanta event, Qureshi was his partner in all those tournaments, including the US Open.President Asif Ali Zardari and PM Yousaf Raza Gilani congratulated Pakistani tennis star Aisam ul-Haq on winning double event of the Gerry Webber Open in Halle. – Dunyanews