Australian Open: Paes-Hingis off to a winning start in churned doubles; Bopanna-Mergea pile-up out of doubles

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It was a good day during bureau for India’s churned doubles pairs as both Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna modernized to a second turn of a eventuality with their particular partners during a Australian Open on Sunday.

File picture of Leander Paes. GettyFile picture of Leander Paes. Getty

File picture of Leander Paes. Getty

However, Bopanna along with Romanian Florin Mergea crashed out of a men’s doubles in a third round.

It was a gentle opening turn outings for Paes and Bopanna in churned doubles.

While Paes and Martina Hingis of Switzerland posted a 6-3 7-5 win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Dominic Inglot in an hour and 9 minutes, third seeded Bopanna and Yung-Jan Chan of Chinese Taipei also frequency pennyless a persperate before prevalent over a Australian span of John Millman and Kimberly Birrell, 7-5 6-1 in 48 minutes.

Paes and Hingis will subsequent take on American Sloane Stephens and Jean-Julien Rojer. Bopanna and Chan face Andrea Hlavackova and Lukasz Kubot in turn two.

However, Bopanna’s debate got over in men’s doubles as he and Mergea, seeded fourth, were handed a startle better 4-6 3-6 by 14th seeded twin of Treat Huey and Max Mirnyi.

PTI

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