Italian Open: Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza knocked out in quarter-finals with respective partners

Rome: Rohan Bopanna made a quarterfinal exit from the ATP Rome Masters while Sania Mirza exited from the WTA event, being run simultaneously, following a semi-final defeat on Saturday.

 Italian Open: Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza knocked out in quarter-finals with respective partners

File image of Rohan Bopanna. Getty

Bopanna and his partner Pablo Cuevas fought tooth and nail against fourth seeds Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut but eventually lost 6-7(5) 7-6(2) 10-12 in the quarter-finals of the Euro $4,507,375 clay court event.

Meanwhile, in the WTA event, third seeds Sania Mirza and Yaroslava Shvedova lost 3-6 6-7(7) to second seeds Yung-Jan Chan and Martina Hingis in the semi-finals of the $3,076,495 red clay event.

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Updated Date: May 21, 2017 11:30:03 IST