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.
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A twitter war seems to be brewing between the three tennis aces of India. While Leander Paes’ remarks on India’s combinations for the last two Olympics after the Davis Cup tie against Spain in New Delhi have been particularly scathing, even Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna have been quick to[Read More…]
Raefal Nadal and Andreas Seppi got themselves etched in history as they became the first tennis players to have played under closed roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday. To avoid any delay in matches due to rains, the US Tennis Association (USTA) has spent $150 million on the retractable roof at[Read More…]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the Indian contingent participating in the Rio Olympics, saying the country is proud of their “endurance, determination and dedication”. Taking to Twitter on Saturday, he added that victory and setbacks are a part of life. “I urge all athletes who have their games remaining to[Read More…]
On day 7 at the Rio Olympic village, Indian tennis stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna entered the semi-final round of the mixed doubles tennis event. Mirza/Bopanna, who have paired for the first time, defeated the Great Britain’s Andy Murray and Heather Watson in the quarterfinal match in straight sets[Read More…]
On the sixth day in Rio, Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna held the medal hopes high. Mirza, who has paired with Bopanna for the first time in the mixed doubles, was on a winning crusade. The first time partners defeated Australia’s Samantha Stosur and John Peers in straight sets 7-5,[Read More…]
On the 5th day of Olympics, Indian archers Bombayla Devi Laishram and Deepika Kumari advanced to the women’s individual pre-quarterfinals. In round 64, Bombayla Devi Laishram registered a win by 6-2 against Austria’s Laurence Baldauff. Later, she defeated Taipei’s Lin Shih-Chia—a silver medalist at 2015 World Archery Championships by margin[Read More…]