US Open: Sania Mirza Advances, Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna Dumped 0%/100% 78

US Open: Sania Mirza Advances, Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna Dumped

Written by Aravind   |   Posted: 09/03/2016 03:04 PM IST | Updated: 09/03/2016 03:09 PM IST

Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna, India’s doubles expert, have been ruled out of the ongoing US Open competition, although Sania Mirza with her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig advanced to the next round in Mixed Doubles event.

Sania Mirza, partnering with Dodig, the pair who had won US Open Mixed Doubles Title in 2014, played amazingly and won against US pair of Donald Young and Taylor Townsend in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 in just 62 minutes.

India’s Pranjala Yadlapalli, in the junior girls’ event defeated American Victoria Emma 6-3, 6-2.

Leander Paes and his partner Andre Begemann played well but lost to French-Israeli pair of Stephen Rboert and Dudi Sela by a close margin, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6.

Leander Paes

On the other hand, Rohan Bopanna with his Danish partner Frederik Nielsen lost brutally to American Brian Baker and Kiwi Marcus Daniell 2-6, 6-7 (5-7).

However, Bopanna, in his mixed doubles event, partnering with Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski, defeated US pair of Noah Rubin and Jamie Loeb 7-5, 6-4.

Rohan Bopanna
By Prajakt K.

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