Bopanna’s campaign at Grand Slam ends with defeat in mixed doubles

Vastavam web: Rohan Bopanna’s campaign at the last Grand Slam of the season ended with defeat in the mixed doubles along with Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrwoski while India’s juniors also fizzled out in the singles in the US Open.Seventh seeded Bopanna and Dabrowski, the French Open winners, lost 6-4 3-6 8-10 to third seeded team of Hao-Ching Chan and Michael Venus.In the men’s doubles, Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas had lost to Simone Bolelli and the temperamental Fabio Fognini, who was later thrown out of the tournament for using abusive language against a woman chair umpire.Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig, seeded second, had suffered a first round defeat against new star on the horizon Jelena Ostapenko, the French Open champion, and Fabrice Martin.
Sania’s challenge is still alive in the women’s doubles, reaching quarterfinals with Chinese Shuai Peng.Meanwhile, in the girls singles, Mahak Jain lost 3-6 7-6 (5) 1-6 to Chinese sixth seed Xin Yu Wang while Mihika Yadav also went down in a three-setter.In the boys singles, Siddhant Banthia was thrashed 1-6 2-6 by American Danny Thomas.