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.
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.
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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Zverev's impressive straights-set win at the Caja Magica earns him a meeting with Dominic Thiem in the Madrid semis, in what will be a repeat of last year's US Open final, which was won by Thiem.
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Alexander Zverev defeated Dominic Thiem in straight sets in the semi-finals to reach the final.
Bopanna and Shapovalov went down 6-4 3-6 10-5 against their German opponents to crash out of the ATP Masters 1000 tournament.