Day of defeats for India at French Open

June 2, 2018

Lawn Tennis

Reference: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/tennis/french-open/day-of-defeats-for-india-at-french-open/articleshow/64419354.cms

The second seeds in the French Open men’s doubles draw Oliver Marach of Austria and Mate Pavic of Croatia put out the all-Indian combine of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan in a second-round clash. Marach and Pavic won 7-5, 6-3 in 77 minutes.

Sharan later teamed with Japan’s Shuko Aoyama in the mixed-doubles event, where the Indo-Japanese duo fell to Slovakia’s Katerina Srebotnik and Mexico’s Santiago Gonzalez 6-2, 3-6, 5-10 in 65 minutes.

It wasn’t a good day for Indians at Roland Garros with the seventh-seeds in the mixed doubles, India’s Rohan Bopanna and Hungary’s Timea Babos going down 2-6, 3-6 to Aussie John Peers and China’s Shuai Zhang in under an hour.

Highlights

  • Mate Pavic of Croatia put out the all-Indian combine of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan in a second-round clash
  • In the mixed-doubles Sharan and Japan’s Shuko Aoyama fell to Slovakia’s Katerina Srebotnik and Mexico’s Santiago Gonzale
  • India’s Rohan Bopanna and Hungary’s Timea Babos going down 2-6, 3-6 to Aussie John Peers and China’s Shuai Zhang

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