Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna go down in mixed doubles semifinal

Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna went down fighting in the semi-finals to the US team of Venus Williams and Rajeev Ram.

By: IANS | Rio De Janeiro | Published:August 14, 2016 3:38 am
Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza India, Rohan Bopanna India, RIo 2016 Olympics, Rio Games, Sports news, Sports Sania Mirza- Rohan Bopanna won the first set 6-2 but lost second and third set by 2-6, 3-10 respectively. (Source: PTI)

The Indian duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna went down fighting in the semi-finals of the mixed doubles tennis event to the US team of Venus Williams and Rajeev Ram at the Rio Olympics.

The Indians won the first set quite comfortably before squandering the lead and going down 6-2, 2-6, 3-10 in one hour and 17 minutes at the Olympic Tennis Centre on Saturday.

The Americans thus went into the final and assured themselves of at least a silver while the Indians will now have to play the play-off for the bronze medal.

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