Bopanna-Shapovalov enter second round of US Open men’s doubles


Experienced Indian participant Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian spouse Denis Shapovalov complex to the second round of the US Open men’s doubles tournament after a straight-set win.

Bopanna and Shapovalov infrequently broke a sweat to get previous their American opponents Ernesto Escobedo and Noah Rubin 6-2 6-Four of their match opener that lasted one hour and 22 mins on Friday.

The Indo-Canadian pair will subsequent play 6th seeds Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies. Bopanna is the lone surviving Indian within the match after the exits of Sumit Nagal and Divij Sharan.

While Sumit Nagal bowed out within the second round after shedding in directly units to World No. three and second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria, Sharan and his Serbian spouse Nikola Cacic have been knocked out within the opening round of the men’s doubles tournament by means of 8th seeds Nikola Mektic and Wesley Koolhof.



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