Indian tennis stars Leander Paes, Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna started their US Open crusade on a sound note, winning their separate opening round matches at Flushing Meadows here. Bopanna commenced India's day with a sweat-actuating 6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-3 win with his Danish accomplice Frederik Nielsen over sixteenth seeds Radek Stepanek and Nenad Zimonjic in the first round men's pairs on Wednesday.
Seventh seeds Sania Mirza and her Czech accomplice Barbora Strycova crushed unseeded American blending of Jada Myii Hart and Ena Shibahara 6-2, 6-3 in a genuinely agreeable manner in ladies' duplicates. Veteran Paes and his blended pairs accomplice Martina Hingis additionally had a light workout at the court, securing a 6-3, 6-2 win against Americans Sachia Vickery and Frances Tiafoe. The unseeded Indo-Danish pair of Bopanna and Nielsen battled 1 hour and 53 minutes to seal the win at Court 6.
Bopanna-Nielsen were up against a more experienced Czech-Serbian mix yet started unhesitatingly to win the primary set 6-3. Stepanek-Zimonjic utilized the majority of their experience to assert the second set in an attach break to force level. Be that as it may, Bopanna-Nielsen kept a hang on their nerves to win the decider 6-3. They changed over four out of eight break focuses won, while their rivals just won 2 from 9, which eventually made the distinction among two groups.
They will now go up against the US-New Zealand blend of Brian Baker and Marcus Daniell for a spot in the pre-quarterfinals. Seventh seeds Sania Mirza and her Czech accomplice Barbora Strycova crushed unseeded American matching of Jada Myii Hart and Ena Shibahara 6-2, 6-3 in a genuinely agreeable manner in ladies' copies. They require a hour and nine minutes to finish the triumph at Court 4.
World No.1 ladies' pairs player Sania and Barbora cut out five break focuses over the span of the match, changing over three of them to secure the win. They won 65 out of the aggregate 116 focuses played. Paes-Hingis weren't extended that far. The Indo-Swiss blend wrapped up the challenge in 51 minutes. They were quiet from the earliest starting point and broke their rivals serve four times in an uneven challenge, guaranteeing 56 out of the aggregate 94 focuses played.