US Open 2017: Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna reach quarterfinals; Leander Paes-Purav Raja's pair bows out
Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna have reached the quarterfinals of their respective events at the US Open but the fledgling partnership of Leander Paes and Purav Raja has fallen flat yet again.
Leander Paes has teamed up with fellow Mumbai's Purav Raja, who is only the sixth Indian to have paired with the veteran legend on the Pro circuit, for the Winston-Salem Open and the US Open.
Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann were beaten 6-4, 3-6, 10-12 in the St. Petersburg Open tennis tournament final against top seeds Henri Kontinen and Dominic Inglot.
India's Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann made it to the finals of the St Petersburg Open by recording a straight-set victory over the Russian pair of Mikhail Elgin and Alexander Kudryavtsev in the men's doubles event.
India's top doubles players Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna were dumped from the US Open men's doubles competition even as Sania Mirza progressed in the mixed doubles event with her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig.
Indian tennis ace Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann squandered as many as five match points in the second set to eventually lose the summit clash against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Henri Kontinen in a three-setter at the ATP Winston-Salem Open on Saturday
Leander Paes brushed off the disappointment of the Rio Olympics as he and German partner Andre Begemann made it to the final of the ATP Winston-Salem Open.
It turned out to be a good day in office for the Indians at Roland Garros as both Leander Paes and Sania Mirza won their men's and women's doubles matches with respective partners to enter the third round of the French Open, here today.