The Indian challenge came to an end at the US Open with the quarter-finals loss of Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov in the m
Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov register emphatic win to enter round two of US Open
By Saurabh Singh | AITA
The Indo-Canadian duo of Rohan Bopanna (World rank 37) and Denis Shapovalov (45) have kicked off this year’s US Open campaign with an emphatic win over an all American pairing of Ernesto Escobedo and Noah Rubin on Friday.
In a rain-interrupted first-round match which had to be played over two days, Bopanna and Shapovalov were both on song as they cruised past their opponents in straight sets 6-2, 6-4.
— Rohan Bopanna (@rohanbopanna) September 5, 2020
With this win, the top-ranked Indian doubles specialist Bopanna, along with his 21-year-old partner Shapovalov, has entered the second-round of the 140th edition of the US Open.
A formidable challenge await Bopanna-Shapovalov up next as they gear up to face the sixth seeded German duo of Kevin Krawietz, ranked 13th on the ATP doubles ranking list, and Andreas Mies, ranked 14th, who advanced after beating Australian pair of Max Purcell and Luke Saville 7-6, 6-7, 6-4.
Date: 05 Sep 2020
Time: Not before 12 midnight IST (5th/6th Sep)