Bopanna-Qureshi lose third consecutive match

November 24th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS  

Rohan Bopanna London, Nov 24 (IANS) The Indo-Pak Express of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi continued their winless run in the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, going down to Poland’s Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski 6-2, 6-1.

The Polish duo ended their Group B round robin campaign with a 2-1 record after they beat the fifth seeds in just 49 minutes Thurday.

The Polish pair were dominant in the first set, winning it in just 28 minutes and dropping only five points on serve.

Bopanna and Qureshi had absolutely no answers to the serve-volley game of the Polish pair, as they were routed in the second set with the Poles not even dropping a single point on serve.

The US Open finalists, Fyrstenberg and Matkowski, will have to wait for the result between second seeds Michael Llodra and Nenad Zimonjic and third seeds Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor to know if they have qualified for the semifinal.

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