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Bopanna-Copil bow out of French Open

June 02, 2019 20:45 IST

Rohan Bopanna

IMAGE: India's Rohan Bopanna and Marius Copil of Romania were beaten by the Serbian pair of Dusan Lajovic and Janko Tipsarevic. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Marius Copil bowed out of the French Open after losing in the third round of the men's doubles, in Paris, on Sunday.

The Indo-Romanian pair took the first set easily before going down 6-1, 5-7, 6-7 (8-10) to the Serbian pair of Dusan Lajovic and Janko Tipsarevic in 125 minutes.

On Saturday, India's tennis icon Leander Paes, partnering Benoit Paire, exited. They were beaten 0-6, 6-4, 3-6 by the Colombian duo of Robert Farah and Juan Cabal in the second round.

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