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Rohan Bopanna and partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin crash out of Wimbledon

Rohan Bopanna and partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin were trailing 4-6, 6-7(4), 1-2 when they conceded their second round match as Bopanna suffered an injury

tennis Updated: Jul 07, 2018 10:36 IST
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Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin lost against Frederik Nielsen and Joe Salisbury.
Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin lost against Frederik Nielsen and Joe Salisbury.(AFP)
         

Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin crashed out of the Wimbledon Championships after they retired mid-way from their second round contest against Frederik Nielsen Joe Salisbury, here on Friday.

The 14th seeds were trailing 4-6, 6-7,(4) 1-2 when they conceded their second round match as Bopanna suffered an injury. They had lost at the same stage here last year as well.

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The result means that only three Indians are now surviving in the men’s doubles draw. Debutants Vishnu Vardhan and N Sriram Balaji and Divij Sharan with his partner Artem Sitak.

Vardhan and Balaji had ousted top-50 players Wesley Koolhof and Marcus Daniell 7-6(5), 6-4, 7-6(4) in their opening round.

First Published: Jul 06, 2018 21:05 IST