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US Open: Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna win, Leander Paes exits

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 4 Sep 2016 11:13 AM GMT

US Open: Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna win, Leander Paes exits
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New York: Indian Tennis players Sania Mirza and Rohan Boppana on Sunday won matches in their respective rounds at Flushing Meadows here in US Open. Leander Paes, who was ousted from the men’s doubles, also exited from the mixed doubles suffering a defeat in the second round.

Sania Mirza:

  • Mirza- Barbora Strycova pair beaten Viktorija Golubic and Nicole Melichar duo by 6-2, 7-6(5) in the second round of the women's doubles.
  • Both will play Nicole Gibbs and Nao Hibino in their next match.

Rohan Bopanna:

  • In mixed doubles, Bopanna along with Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski thumped Lukasz Kubot-Andrea Hlavackova pair 5-7, 6-3, 10-7 reaching quarterfinals.
  • They will play Robert Farah and Anna-Lena Gr nefeld in the quarterfinals.

Leander Paes:

  • Indo-Swiss pair of Paes-Martina Hingis led 8-4 in the match tiebreaker but ended up losing 7-6 (1), 3-6, 13-11to Coco Vandeweghe and Rajeev Ram in the second round.
  • The pair had completed a Grand Slam at the French Open in 2015.

Also read: US Open: Sania Mirza wins, Paes, Boppana crash out in men’s doubles

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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