US Open 2019: Indian challenge ends with Rohan Bopanna's ouster from men's and mixed doubles events

  • The top-ranked Indian men's doubles player and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov suffered a 3-6, 4-6 loss to the 15th seeds Neal Skupski and Jamie Murray of Great Britain

  • In the mixed doubles event, Bopanna and Abigail Spears of USA went down fighting 5-7, 6-7 (4) against French-American pair of Fabrice Martin and Raquel Atawo

  • With Bopanna's ouster, India's challenge ended in the US Open as Leander Paes and Divij Sharan had made first-round exits in the men's doubles event

New York: India's campaign at the US Open came to an end after Rohan Bopanna suffered twin defeats in both the men's and mixed doubles events here.

 US Open 2019: Indian challenge ends with Rohan Bopannas ouster from mens and mixed doubles events

File image of Rohan Bopanna. Getty Images

On Sunday night, the top-ranked Indian men's doubles player and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov suffered a 3-6, 4-6 loss to the 15th seeds Neal Skupski and Jamie Murray of Great Britain in a second-round match that lasted one hour 15 minutes.

In the mixed doubles event, Bopanna and Abigail Spears of USA went down fighting 5-7, 6-7 (4) against French-American pair of Fabrice Martin and Raquel Atawo also in the second round.

With Bopanna's ouster, India's challenge ended in the US Open as Leander Paes and Divij Sharan had made first-round exits in the men's doubles event.

In the singles event, Sumit Nagal and Prajnesh Gunneswaran had suffered first-round defeats at the hands of Roger Federer and Daniil Medvedev respectively.

Updated Date: Sep 02, 2019 16:00:58 IST