Italian Open: Bopanna, Sania knocked out of Rome event

Rohan Bopanna made a quarterfinal exit from the ATP Rome Masters while Sania Mirza exited from the WTA event, being run simultaneously, following a semifinal defeat.

Sania Mirza and her partner Yaroslava Shvedova lost to Yung-Jan Chan and Martina Hingis in the semifinals.   -  AP

Rohan Bopanna made a quarterfinal exit from the ATP Rome Masters while Sania Mirza exited from the WTA event, being run simultaneously, following a semifinal defeat here.

Bopanna and his partner Pablo Cuevas fought tooth and nail against fourth seeds Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut but eventually lost 6-7(5), 7-6(2), 10-12 in the quarterfinals of the Euro 4,507,375 clay court event.

Meanwhile, in the WTA event, third seeds Sania Mirza and Yaroslava Shvedova lost 3-6, 6-7(7) to second seeds Yung-Jan Chan and Martina Hingis in the semifinals of the USD 3,076,495 red clay event .

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