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US Open: Rohan Bopanna-Shapovalov pair ousted in quarterfinals, Indian challenge ends
Rohan Bopanna

US Open: Rohan Bopanna-Shapovalov pair ousted in quarterfinals, Indian challenge ends

| @indiablooms | 08 Sep 2020, 05:32 pm

New York City/UNI: The Indian challenge came to an end at the US Open after Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov lost in the quarter-finals of men's doubles event here.

The Indo-Canadian pair suffered a 5-7, 5-7 defeat to Dutch Jean-Julien Rojer and Romania’s Horea Tecau in the last-eight match which lasted one hour and 26 minutes on Monday.

Bopanna and Shapovalov had stunned sixth seed Kevin Kraweitz and Andreas Miles in the 2nd round to reach the last 8.

It was also Bopanna's best performance at a Slam since he made the quarterfinals at both the US Open and the French Open in 2018.

Earlier in the competition, India's top-ranked men's singles player, Sumit Nagal exit the tournament in the 2nd round after a defeat to Dominic Thiem.

Meanwhile, Divij Sharan exited the men's doubles competition in the first round along with his Serbian partner Nicola Cacic as the duo was ousted by Nikola Metkic and Wesley Koolhof. 

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