Bopanna, Shapovalov bow out in US Open quarterfinals

Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov go down in straight sets to Jean-Julien Rojer and Horea Tecau.

The quarterfinal finish was Bopanna's best performance in a Grand Slam since US Open 2018, when he also made the quarterfinals. - GETTY IMAGES

The Indian challenge came to an end at the US Open as Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov were ousted in the men’s doubles quarterfinals here on Monday. In a contest that lasted an hour and 26 minutes, Bopanna and Shapovalov lost 7-5, 7-5 to Netherland’s Jean-Julien Rojer and Romania’s Horea Tecau.

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Bopanna and Shapovalov lost their serve once in each set and could not convert the only chance for a break that came their way in the second set.

Best performance since 2018

The quarterfinal finish was Bopanna’s best performance at a Grand Slam since the US Open in 2018.

Divij Sharan and Sumit Nagal bowed out of the US Open last week with defeats in their respective events.

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