Bopanna loses in first round of mixed doublesJanuary 23rd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) India’s Rohan Bopanna and China’s Zi Yan lost to third seeds Maria Kirilenko of Russia and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia 6-7 (3), 6-3 in the first round of mixed doubles at the Australian Open here Sunday.The other two Indians Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi made it the second round of the mixed doubles with their respective partners Saturday.
Bhupathi and Australian Anastasia Rodionova defeated German Andrea Petkovic and Mariusz Fyrstenberg of Poland 6-2, 6-2. They will now face Sara Errani of Italy and David Marrero of Spain.
Paes and Cara Black of Zimbabwe came through a tough match against Alisa Kleybanova of Russia and Max Mirnyi of Belarus 7-6 (2), 4-6, 12-10. They will take on Chinese Taipei’s Chan Yung-Jan and Australian Paul Hanley in the second round.
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