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Bopanna-Middelkoop, Sania-Lucie Register Wins;  Ramkumar loses


Indians Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza picked up contrasting victories with their respective partners in the men’s and women’s doubles competitions at the French Open on Thursday.

While Bopanna and Dutch partner Matwe Middelkoop advanced to the pre-quarterfinals with a straight-sets win over Andrey Golubev and Fabrice Martin, Sania combined with Czech Republic’s Lucie Hradecka to prevail in three sets over the Italian duo of Jasmine Paolini and Martina Trevisan in their first round.

Bopanna and Middelkoop won the second round match 6-3 6-4 in one hour and six minutes. Later in the day, Sania and Lucie beat Jasmine and Martina 4-6 6-2 6-1 in an hour and 58 minute clash.

Ramkumar Ramanathan and his American partner Hunter Reese, however, suffered a 3-6 2-6 loss to sixth seed Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands and Britain’s Neal Skupski in another men’s doubles match at the second turn. Earlier, the Indo-Dutch combo of Bopanna and 16th-seeded Middelkoop beat the Kazakh-French pair 4-4 in the second set and then Middelkoop served the game to draw the score.

Bopanna’s best performance in the clay major is the Round of 16 on stage in 2011, 2016, 2018 and 2021.


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