Indians at US Open: Spirited Somdev loses; Sania, Bhupathi and Bopanna exit mixed doubles

While Bopanna and Sania still remain in the fray with their respective men's doubles and women's doubles partners Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Zheng Jie, Bhupathi's US Open comes to an end with this loss. Bhupathi and Philipp Petzschner lost out in the first round of their men's doubles to Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil 3-6, 6-7.

updated: August 31, 2013 11:16 IST
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It was end of US Open campaign for Somdev Devvarman and Mahesh Bhupathi after they lost their respective hard-fought matches even as Rohan Bopanna had a mixed day, here.

Somdev, who had qualified for the singles main draw, battled hard for two hours 40 minutes before losing 6-7(8),4-6, 5-7 to Italian 20th seed Andreas Seppi.

India's challenge at the mixed doubles event of the US Open 2013 ended with Sania Mirza, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna losing in the first round with their respective partners.

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