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Bopanna, Sania knocked out of Rome Masters

May 20, 2017 18:34 IST

Rohan Bopanna made a quarter-final exit from the ATP Rome Masters while Sania Mirza exited from the WTA event, being run simultaneously, following a semi-final defeat in Rome.

Sania Mirza Bopanna and his partner Pablo Cuevas fought tooth and nail against fourth seeds Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut but eventually lost 6-7(5), 7-6(2), 10-12 in the quarter-finals of the clay court event.

Meanwhile, in the WTA event, third seeded-pair of Sania Mirza and Yaroslava Shvedova lost 3-6, 6-7(7) to second seeds Yung-Jan Chan and Martina Hingis in the semi-finals of the $3,076,495 red clay event.

Image: Sania Mirza

Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

 

 

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