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Indians advance to Wimbledon second round
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Indians advance to Wimbledon second round

Jun 26 2013, 12:48pm CDT | by

London, June 26 (IANS) It was a good day at the office for India at Wimbledon as Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza notched up first round victories in their respective categories on Wednesday.

London, June 26 — It was a good day at the office for India at Wimbledon as Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza notched up first round victories in their respective categories on Wednesday. In the women...

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Indians advance to Wimbledon second round

Jun 26 2013, 12:48pm CDT | by

London, June 26 (IANS) It was a good day at the office for India at Wimbledon as Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza notched up first round victories in their respective categories on Wednesday.

London, June 26 — It was a good day at the office for India at Wimbledon as Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza notched up first round victories in their respective categories on Wednesday.

In the women's doubles, Indo-American sixth seeds Sania and Liezel Huber beat Czech pair Renata Voracova and Klara Zakopalova 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to advance to the second round.

Having shared the first two sets, Sania and Liezel went on to dominate the third and final set, racing away to 5-0 lead in no time. Renata and Klara managed to win a game before losing the match in one hour and 27 minutes.

In the men's doubles, eighth seeded Indo-Austrian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Julian Knowle advanced to the second round beating unseeded Argentine-Spanish duo Leonardo Mayer and Albert Ramos. Bhupathi-Knowle won 6-2, 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-2 in two hours and 37 minutes.

The eighth seeds broke their opponents for the first time in the sixth game of the first set to take a 4-2 advantage, converting their third break point, and won the next game to take a step closer to bagging the set. They again broke their opponents in the final game to clinch the set in half an hour.

Mayer-Ramos returned the favour by breaking the Indo-Austrian duo in the first game of the second set and won on their serve to make it 2-0. Bhupathi and Knowle broke back to level the set 5-5 and pushed the match into a tiebreaker. However, the tiebreaker did not go in their favour, losing 5-7.

The Indo-Austrian combination needed four break points in the third set to step ahead of Mayer and Ramos to take the set and lead the match 2-1.

The eighth seeds were in their elements easily breaking Mayer and Ramos twice in the fourth set and bagging their service games to love to take the set and match.

In the second round Bhupathi-Knowle will take on American-German duo Nicholas Monroe and Simon Stadler, who ousted another Indian pair Purav Raja and Divij Sharan in the first round.

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India rallies past Serbia in Davis Cup doubles

Sep 13 2014 12:40pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BANGALORE, India — India’s Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes came back from two sets down to beat Ilija Bozoljac and Nenand Zimonjic in the doubles match and narrowed Serbia’s lead to 2-1 in the Davis Cup playoff on Saturday. Bopanna and Paes lost the first two sets before raising their game to clinch the next three, winning the match 1-6, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3, 8-6. Programming Alert: Watch Canada take on Colombia in Davis Cup doubles action today starting at 1:00 p.m. ET ...
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5 weeks ago

India rallies past Serbia in Davis Cup doubles

Sep 13 2014 12:40pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BANGALORE, India — India’s Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes came back from two sets down to beat Ilija Bozoljac and Nenand Zimonjic in the doubles match and narrowed Serbia’s lead to 2-1 in the Davis Cup playoff on Saturday. Bopanna and Paes lost the first two sets before raising their game to clinch the next three, winning the match 1-6, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3, 8-6. Programming Alert: Watch Canada take on Colombia in Davis ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
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5 weeks ago

India rallies past Serbia in Davis Cup doubles

Sep 13 2014 12:40pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BANGALORE, India — India’s Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes came back from two sets down to beat Ilija Bozoljac and Nenand Zimonjic in the doubles match and narrowed Serbia’s lead to 2-1 in the Davis Cup playoff on Saturday. Bopanna and Paes lost the first two sets before raising their game to clinch the next three, winning the match 1-6, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3, 8-6. Programming Alert: Watch Canada take on Colombia in Davis Cup doubles action today starting at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a. ...
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5 weeks ago

India rallies past Serbia in Davis Cup doubles

Sep 13 2014 12:40pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BANGALORE, India — India’s Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes came back from two sets down to beat Ilija Bozoljac and Nenand Zimonjic in the doubles match and narrowed Serbia’s lead to 2-1 in the Davis Cup playoff on Saturday. Bopanna and Paes lost the first two sets before raising their game to clinch the next three, winning the match 1-6, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3, 8-6. Programming Alert: Watch Canada take on Colombia in Davis Cup doubles action today starting at 1:0 ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
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5 weeks ago

India rallies past Serbia in Davis Cup doubles

Sep 13 2014 12:40pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BANGALORE, India — India’s Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes came back from two sets down to beat Ilija Bozoljac and Nenand Zimonjic in the doubles match and narrowed Serbia’s lead to 2-1 in the Davis Cup playoff on Saturday. Bopanna and Paes lost the first two sets before raising their game to clinch the next three, winning the match 1-6, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3, 8-6. Programming Alert: Watch Canada take on Colombia in Davis Cup dou ...
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