Bopanna beats Nishikori to put India 1-0 up in Davis Cup

April 11th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin  


New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna prevailed over Kei Nishikori in a tough five-setter to give India a 1-0 lead against Japan in the Davis Cup Asian-Oceania Group I tie here Friday. Bopanna beat Davis Cup debutant Nishikori 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 in two and a half hours in the first match of the tie at the Delhi Lawn tennis Association courts here.

Prakash Amritraj will take on Go Soeda in the second singles later Friday.

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