US Open: Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna Register Wins in Mixed Doubles First Round

While Leander Paes and Cara Black beat Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Jean-Julien Rojer, Rohan Bopanna and Katarina Srebotnik defeated Lauren Davis and Nicholas Monroe.

updated: August 29, 2014 11:53 IST
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New York: India's Leander Paes and his Zimbabwean partner Cara Black, seeded third, along with the sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and his Slovenian teammate Katarina Srebotnik advanced to the second round of the mixed doubles at the US Open here. (Djokovic, Serena Advance, Ivanovic Ousted)

Paes and Cara had to battle hard to beat Dutch Jean-Julien Rojer and Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany 6-3, 4-6, 10-8 in the opening round match at Flushing Meadows on Thursday. (Isner, Kohlschreiber Meet for Third Year in Row at US Open)

Meanwhile, Bopanna and his Slovenian partner came from a set down to overcome the American team of Lauren Davis and Nicholas Monroe 3-6, 6-2, 10-0

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