US Open 2019: Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov through to men's doubles second round; Leander Paes-Guillermo Duran ousted

India experienced a mixed day at the US Open as Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov advanced to the men's doubles second round but Leander Paes made a first-round exit with Guillermo Duran.

Press Trust of India August 31, 2019 14:28:31 IST
US Open 2019: Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov through to men's doubles second round; Leander Paes-Guillermo Duran ousted

India experienced a mixed day at the US Open as Rohan Bopanna advanced to the men's doubles second round with Denis Shapovalov but Leander Paes made a first-round exit with Guillermo Duran.

US Open 2019 Rohan BopannaDenis Shapovalov through to mens doubles second round Leander PaesGuillermo Duran ousted

File image of Rohan Bopanna. Ben Stansall/AFP

Bopanna and his Canadian partner knocked out formidable fourth-seeded French pair of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut 6-3 6-1 in just 55 minutes on Friday night.

Bopanna and Shapovalov lost their serve twice but broke their rivals six times out of seven chances.

Paes and Argentina's Guillermo Duran lost 5-7 2-6 to Serbia's Miomir Kecmanovic and Norway's Casper Ruud.

Divij Sharan and Monaco's Hugo Nys had also lost their first-round to Robert Carballes Baena and Federico Delbonis on Thursday.

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