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Bopanna`s singles journey cut short in 1st round in Halle

Rohan Bopanna could not repeat the brilliant show of qualifying event as he exited from the ATP 250 event in Halle, Germany after suffering a straight-set defeat against Thiemo de Bakker of the Netherlands.



New Delhi: Rohan Bopanna could not repeat the brilliant show of qualifying event as he exited from the ATP 250 event in Halle, Germany after suffering a straight-set defeat against Thiemo de Bakker of the Netherlands.

The Indian qualifier fought hard but lost 4-6, 6-7 (11) in
the first round of the euro 750,000 grass court event -- Gerry
Weber Open.

Bopanna will now try his luck in the doubles event, where
he has teamed up with Pakistan`s Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi.

The Indo-Pak pair will open its campaign against Philipp
Marx of Germany and Igor Zelenay of Slovakia.

Meanwhile, at the euro 713,950 Aegon Championship in
London, Somdev Devvarman is trailing 1-6, 2-3 against America`s
Mardy Fish in the first round of grass court event.

PTI

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