Leander Paes out of French Open; Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna advance
Leander Paes and Scott Lipsky lost 6-7 (3), 2-6 to David Marrero and Tommy Robredo in the second round of the French Open men’s doubles. Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna won with their respective partners
Leander Paes’ French Open 2017 journey came to an end on Friday as he lost both his men’s doubles and mixed doubles matches.
In men’s doubles second round, Paes and Scott Lipsky lost 6-7 (3), 2-6 to Marrero and Robredo in one hour and 31 minutes.
In mixed doubles first round, Paes and Martina Hingis lost to fourth seed Katarina Srebotnik and Raven Klaasen 4-6, 6-1, 2-10.
Bopanna, Sania win
However, Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza won their matches with respective partners. Second-seeded Sania and Ivan Dodig entered the mixed doubles second round with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Darija Jurak and Mate Pavic.
In men’s doubles, ninth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas defeated Denis Istomin and Treat Huey 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-4.