Australian Open 2021: Rohan Bopanna and Ben McLachlan suffer close defeat in men’s doubles first round
India now have Divij Sharan (men's doubles) and debutant Ankita Raina (women's doubles) left in fray.
Former top-five star Nishikori was among 72 players forced to stay in their rooms 24 hours a day after COVID-19 cases were detected on charter flights bringing them to Melbourne for the Australian Open.
Bopanna had originally paired with Joao Sousa but the Portuguese contracted coronavirus virus, forcing them to pull out
Davis Cup 2020: Gonzalo Escobar-Diego Hidalgo trump Ben McLachlan-Yasutaka Uchiyama as Ecuador take 3-0 lead. secure place in Finals
With no fans in the stands to give host Japan a boost, Ecuador took an insurmountable 3-0 lead on Saturday to secure a place in November's Davis Cup Finals in Madrid.