With Sharan and Raina’s loss, India’s hopes in the men's and women’s doubles came to an end. Rohan Bopanna remains the lone Indian left standing in the tournament
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.
However, it was curtains for Rohan Bopanna and Ankita Raina, the other Indians competing in the tournament, which is a warm-up event for the Australian Open.
Bopanna had originally paired with Joao Sousa but the Portuguese contracted coronavirus virus, forcing them to pull out
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Paris Masters 2020: Rohan Bopanna, Oliver Marach enter men's doubles quarter-finals with hard-fought win
The unseeded Indo-Austrian pair came from behind to defeat their fancied rivals 3-6 6-4 10-8 in the round of 16 tie Wednesday night.
Despite a five-hour second round clash, the 21-year-old Shapovalov fumed at organisers who had also scheduled him to play doubles with Rohan Bopanna later in the day.
Bopanna and Shapovalov had defeated the pair of Argentina's Guido Pella and Chile's Cristian Garin 6-4, 6-4 to qualify for the round of 16.
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Despite the exit, it was Rohan Bopanna's best performance at a Slam since he made the quarterfinals at both the US Open and the French Open in 2018.
Bopanna is the lone surviving Indian in the tournament after the exit of Sumit Nagal and Divij Sharan.
Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov will next play sixth seeds Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies.
Western & Southern Open: Rohan Bopanna, Denis Shapovalov go down fighting in opening round of doubles event
Bopanna has been pairing with Shapovalov consistently since the Indian Wells Masters last year, which he had started by pairing with compatriot with Divij Sharan.
No fans, depleted field, will US Open match wins count for less? Sumit Nagal, Rohan Bopanna weigh in
Instead of contemplating an asterisk next to the winners’ name at US Open 2020, it should instead have an exclamation point.
Firstpost Masterclass: Rohan Bopanna breaks down intricacies, technique behind much-loved single handed backhand
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Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna launches scholarship project, to provide education and training to 60 individuals
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Divij Sharan interview: ‘Tough situation to be in, but I like to look at the positives’, says doubles expert on tennis shutdown
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Davis Cup 2020: Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes win in doubles, but Marin Cilic beats Sumit Nagal to secure tie for Croatia
Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes had kept India alive in the Davis Cup Qualifiers with a three-set victory, but Marin Cilic shattered all hopes with 6-0, 6-1 win over Sumit Nagal and secure the tie 3-1 for Croatia.
Davis Cup 2020: Full-strength India face Croatia with realistic chance of upsetting former champions
Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who missed the last tie because of his marriage, admitted that the lack of a strong second singles player in the rival line-up could work to India's advantage
Rotterdam Open 2020: Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov pair book semi-final spot with win over Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau
India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov advanced to the men's doubles semifinals of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament with an impressive win over fourth seeds Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau.