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US Open: Sania Mirza, Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna enter 2nd Round

Sania -Paes- BopannaIndian tennis stars Sania Mirza, Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna made a rampaging start at the US Open by advancing to the second round at the Flushing Meadows in New York.

In Women’s Doubles, Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova defeated American pair of Jada Myii Hart and Ena Shibahara 6-3, 6-2 in an hour and nine minutes in first round match.

Similarly, Leander Paes and Swiss Martina Hingis reached the second round by USA’s Sachia Vickery and Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 6-2 in just 51 minutes.

Meanwhile, Rohan Bopanna and Frederik Nielsen of Denmark won over Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic and Serbian Nenad Zimonjic with a hard fought 6-3, 6-7(3), 6-3.

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