French Open: Rohan Bopanna/Katarania Srebotnik Advance to Mixed Doubles Pre-Quarterfinals

Second seeds Rohan Bopanna and Katarina Srebotnik are now up against Zimbabwe's Cara Black and Robert Farah from Colombia.

updated: May 30, 2014 18:26 IST
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Paris: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Slovakian partner Katarina Srebotnik faced stiff resistance from Marc Lopez and Andrea Hlavackova before prevailing in a tense first round contest in the mixed doubles event of the French Open, here on Friday.

The second-seeded Indo-Slovak pair fought hard for a 7-6 (5) 7-5 win against the Spanish-Czech combo in an hour and 23 minutes in the opening round of the clay court Grand Slam event.

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