Blow to India’s tennis hopes in men’s doubles event, Paes-Bopanna out in opening round

Leander Paes’s dreams of winning a second Olympic medal went up in smoke as he and Rohan Bopanna made an inglorious exit in the opening round of the men’s doubles competition, losing in straight sets to the Polish pair of Marcin Matkowski and Lukasz Kubot 4-6 6-7 (6-8) here today. Also Read | Will personal ego … Read more

Bopanna-Mergea knock out Bryan brothers from Wimbledon, reach men’s doubles semis

The Indian-Romanian ninth-seeded pair of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea have knocked out top-seeded Americans Bob and Mike Bryan out of the men’s doubles at Wimbledon. Bopanna and Mergea beat the established Bryan brothers 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (9), 7-6 (5) in the quarterfinals on Tuesday. The win is a great achievement for India’s Bopanna as the … Read more