India’s top doubles avid gamers Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza started their US Open campaigns with victories of their respective occasions, albeit, in contrasting style, in new york, on Friday.
Bopanna and Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas shrugged off a shock first set lapse to regroup and beat American pair of Bradley Klahn and Scott Lipksy 1-6, 6-3, 6-four within the opening spherical of the lads’s doubles.
they will take on the Italian group of Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini in the second round.
in the women’s doubles, Mirza and her chinese language associate Shuai Peng overcame the challenge of Croatian staff of Petra Martic and Donna Vekic 6-4, 6-1 in their first spherical suit.
It took the Indo-chinese language pair simply fifty five minutes to cross the primary hurdle.
Mirza and Peng broke their opponents 4 instances but additionally dropped their serve as soon as within the match.
They subsequent face Slovakia’s Jana Cepelova and Magdalena Rybarikova.
File picture: Sania Mirza in action.
photo: motion images/Lee Yaocheng/Livepic/Reuters