Rohan Bopanna

  • Best Davis Cup comeback win for me: Leander Paes 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Veteran Indian tennis star Leander Paes on Sunday said that the dramatic victory he pulled off along with partner Rohan Bopanna against formidable Serbians was the best comeback effort of his Davis Cup career. Paes and Bopanna overcame a two-set deficit to beat Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bojolzac in a...
  • Davis Cup: India trail 1-2 against Serbia as Paes, Bopanna win in doubles 4 days ago

    Bangalore: The pair of Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna kept India afloat with a stirring five-set win over Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac in the crucial doubles match of the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie on Saturday. Down by two sets and by a break in the third, the Indians...
  • Bopanna open to playing with Paes at Rio Olympics 5 days ago

    Bangalore: India's doubles star Rohan Bopanna says the bitterness that had developed between him and Leander Paes in the build-up to the 2012 London Games is "long gone and over" and he was not averse to the idea of pairing with his senior compatriot for the Rio Olympics if there...
  • Bopanna convinced me to play in Davis Cup: Leander Paes 1 week ago

    Leander Paes is ending his Davis Cup exile and will be featuring in India's group playoff against Serbia. ...
  • Leander Paes, Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna pull out of Asian Games 1 week ago

    New Delhi: India will field a second-string tennis contingent in this month's Asian Games after allowing frontline players, including Leander Paes and Sania Mirza, to play on the professional tours instead to revive their rankings. India's top singles player Somdev Devvarman has already announced he will not defend the singles and...
  • Leander Paes slides to lowest rank in 11 years September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The failure to defend his US Open title cost Leander Paes as the veteran Indian tennis star on Tuesday suffered a 23-place loss to slip to 35, his worst ranking in 11 years. Paes and Stepanek, who were defending 2000 points at Flushing Meadows, had crashed out in the...
  • Leander Paes confirmed for Davis Cup tie against Serbia September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran star Leander Paes is set to combine with Rohan Bopanna for the doubles rubber during the Davis Cup tie against Serbia, Indian captain Anand Amritraj confirmed on Sunday but he says nothing has been decided on the Asian Games squad as yet. The inclusion of 41-year-old Paes in...
  • Now AITA supports Somdev's pullout of Asian Games September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Changing its stance towards Somdev Devvarman's pulling out of the Asian Games squad, the AITA on Friday said it supports the step taken by the top singles player of the country. AITA President Anil Khanna said "the body understands that it was important for Somdev to be in the...
  • Rohan Bopanna may also pull out of Asian Games September 4, 2014

    India's tennis campaign at the Asian Games appears to be falling apart even before the start as a cloud of doubt is now hanging over Rohan Bopanna's participation since the top doubles player is keen to salvage his 2014 pro season by playing on the ATP Tour instead of competing...
  • Bopanna-Srebotnik in US Open mixed doubles quarters September 1, 2014

    New York: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Slovenian partner Katrina Srebotnik sailed into the US Open mixed doubles quarterfinals after a comprehensive straight-set win in their second-round match here. Sixth-seeded Bopanna and Srebotnik defeated the Spanish-South African pairing of Anabel Medina Garrigues and Raven Klaasen 6-3 6-4 in a contest which...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi suffer first-round defeat in US Open August 27, 2014

    New York: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam Qureshi suffered a first round defeat in the men's doubles of the US Open tennis here at the Flushing Meadows. Bopanna and Qureshi, who were seeded 13th, went down 6-7 (10-12), 6-4, 6-7 (5-7) to the unseeded Italian pair of Daniele...
  • Italian teams stand in way of Paes, Bopanna at US Open August 25, 2014

    New York: Two unseeded Italian teams will be the first round opponents of Indo-Czech pair Leander Paes-Radek Stepanek and Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistan partner Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi in the men's doubles at the US Open. Sixth seeded Paes and Stepanek will take on Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini in their opening...
  • Leander Paes drops out of top-10 in latest rankings August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran star Leander Paes dropped out of top-10 after losing a place in the doubles ranking, while Rohan Bopanna slid to 29 following a steep loss of eight places in the new chart issued on Monday. Paes, who lost in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters with partner...
  • Somdev Devvarman to spearhead Davis Cup campaign against Serbia August 13, 2014

    In the absence of Leander Paes, Somdev Devvarman will be spearheading the Indian campaign in the crucial Davis Cup World Group play-off against 2013 finalists Serbia in Bangalore on September 12-14. The All India Tennis Association (AITA) selection committee, headed by Anil Dhurpar, met on Wednesday and picked Somdev, Yuki Bhambri,...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi make first-round exit at Cincinnati August 13, 2014

    Cincinnati: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi suffered a first-round exit at the Western and Southern Open tennis here. Unseeded Bopanna and Qureshi went down 5-7, 2-6 to Vasek Pospisil of Canada and Jack Sock of the US on Tuesday. Sock and Pospisil will now face the fifth seeded...
  • Wimbledon: Sania in pre-quarters of mixed doubles, Bopanna bows out July 3, 2014

    London: Sania Mirza and Horia Tecau entered the pre-quarterfinals of mixed doubles with an easy win but it was curtains for Rohan Bopanna and his partner who went down after a hard-fought second round match in the Wimbledon Championships, here. Sania and her Romanian partner, seeded sixth, outplayed Mate Pavic and...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi pair ousted from Wimbledon July 1, 2014

    London: Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi did all they could but still failed to get past the determined pair of Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock in the rain-hit second round clash of the Wimbledon championships, here on Tuesday. The contest, spilling over to the second day, became lively...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi make a winning start, Sania-Black advance at Wimbledon June 26, 2014

    London: The Indo-Pak pair of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam ul Haq Qureshi made an impressive start to their men's doubles campaign at the Wimbledon beating unfancied pair of Frantisek Cermak and Mikhail Elgin in straight sets 7-6 (11-9), 7-6 (10-8), 6-3 in the opening round on Thursday. In a late match...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black seeded fourth at Wimbledon June 18, 2014

    Sania Mirza and her partner Cara Black have been seeded fourth in the women's doubles event of the Wimbledon championships while Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek are seeded fifth in the men's doubles. Another Indian competing in the men's doubles is Rohan Bopanna, who is seeded eighth along with Pakistani partner...
  • India need 'experience' to tackle Serbia, says Bopanna June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: With a World Group place at stake, taking on Serbia is a big challenge even in a home Davis Cup tie and India must go with "maximum experience" against the world number two team, says doubles exponent Rohan Bopanna. India's recent Davis Cup victories were orchestrated by the youth...
  • Rohan Bopanna crashes out of French Open June 1, 2014

    Paris: Sania Mirza and Cara Black brushed aside the challenge of Jelena Jankovic and Alisa Kleybanova to reach the women's doubles quarter-finals but Rohan Bopanna's campaign ended at the French Open following his defeat in the mixed doubles quarter-finals on Sunday. Bopanna and his partner Katarina Srebotnik, seeded second, frittered away...
  • Sania Mirza ousted from mixed doubles but Rohan Bopanna reaches quarters May 31, 2014

    Paris: Sania Mirza crashed out of the mixed doubles event of the French Open with Horia Teacu after a stupendous start but managed to reach the pre-quarterfinals of the women's doubles on Saturday. Sania first took court for a women's doubles contest and along with partner Cara Black dispatched the unseeded...
  • Bopanna, Katarina advance to French Open pre-quarters May 30, 2014

    Paris: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Slovakian partner Katarina Srebotnik faced stiff resistance from Marc Lopez and Andrea Hlavackova before prevailing in a tense first round contest in the mixed doubles event of the French Open, here on Friday. The second seeded Indo-Slovak pair fought hard for a 7-6 (5) 7-5...
  • French Open: Mirza-Black advance; Bopanna-Qureshi bumped out May 29, 2014

    Paris: Fifth seeds Sania Mirza and Cara Black breezed past their first round opponents while the popular duo of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi were shown the door in the men's doubles event of the French Open tennis tournament on Thursday. The Indo-Zimbabwean pair of Mirza and Black began their women's...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi win tough opener at French Open May 28, 2014

    Paris: Sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi overcame a stiff challenge from Divij Sharan and Rameez Junaid in their men's doubles first round match at the French Open tennis tournament here on Wednesday. The 'Indo-Pak Express' scraped past India's Sharan and Australian Junaid 7-5 6-7 (4) 7-5 in a match...
  • Sania-Cara seeded fifth, Bopanna-Qureshi sixth at French Open May 26, 2014

    Paris: Sania Mirza and Cara Black, seeded fifth, were on Monday pitted against the very competitive team of Daniela Hantuchova and Shahar Peer in their opening round of the French Open women's doubles event, here. Sania has never won a Major trophy in women's doubles and her best performance has been...
  • Rohan Bopanna-Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi pair ends runner up in Nice May 25, 2014

    Rohan Bopanna and his partner Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi ended runners up for the second time this season when they lost the men's doubles final of the Open de Nice on Sunday to Martin Klizan and Philipp Oswald. The top seeded Indo-Pak pair were outplayed 2-6, 0-6 to the Slovakian-Austrian pair in the...
  • Rohan Bopanna, Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi knocked out of Rome Masters May 15, 2014

    Rome: Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi yet again failed to go past the formidable team of Mike and Bob Bryan as they lost in straight sets to the American brothers in the second round of the ATP Rome Masters on Thursday. The unseeded Indo-Pak combination suffered a 5-7, 1-6 defeat against...
  • Sania-Cara knocked out of Madrid Open May 8, 2014

    Madrid: Sania Mirza and Cara Black gave a scare to top seeds Su-Wei Hsieh and Shuai Peng before losing the women's doubles quarterfinal at the WTA Madrid Open, here on Thursday. The fifth seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair lost 7-5, 1-6, 8-10 to the Taipei-Chinese team in one hour and 30 minutes in...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi out of Barcelona Open April 25, 2014

    Barcelona: Indian challenge ended at the Barcelona Open with the defeat of Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi in the quarter-finals, here on Friday. The unseeded Indo-Pak pair put up a stiff resistance before losing 7-6(7) 5-7 7-10 against the top seeds Nenad Zimonjic and Daniel Nestor. Earlier, Somdev Devvarman...