Rohan Bopanna Bows Out of Mixed Doubles as India’s Campaign Comes to an End at Australian Open 2021


Rohan Bopanna lost in the opening round of the mixed doubles event to draw curtains on India’s campaign at Australian Open.


Bopanna and his Chinese partner Yingying Duan lost 4-6 4-6 to the pair of American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and United Kingdom’s Jamie Murray in a first-round match that lasted an hour and three minutes.

Ankita, the fifth Indian woman tennis player ever to secure a place in the main draw of a Grand Slam event, and her partner Mihaela Buzarnecu of Romania lost 3-6 0-6 at the hands of Australian wild cards Olivia Gadecki and Belinda Woolcock. Divij and his Slovakian teammate Igor Zelenay lost 1-6 4-6 to the German combination of Yannick Hanfmann Kevin Krawietz in the first round.




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