Wimbledon: Sania Mirza/Rohan Bopanna beat Ankita Raina/Ramkumar Ramanathan — LIVE Updates, score, results, blog
An all-Indian contest awaits us at the Wimbledon as the pair of Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza take on Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina in the first round of the mixed doubles event
Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna beat their compatriot Ankita Raina and Ramkumar Ramanathan in the first round of the mixed doubles match in Wimbledon 2021. Sania and Bopanna won progressed to round 2 after winning the match in straight sets by 6-4, 7-6.
The match unfolded on Court 8 saw a much-awaited All-Indian clash.
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- 2 July 2021 12:41 PM GMT
Ankita and Ramanathan take an early lead of 2-0. Sania makes 2-1. Ramanathan makes a quick move to lead 3-1. Sania return couldn't go past the net for Ramanathan at 3-2. Another misjudgement by Ramanathan equalled the tie at 3-3. Bopanna plays a classic ploy to lead 3-4. Sania shows her class which falls short for Ramanathan 3-5. Sania's return hits the net at 4-5. Ramanathan's error. Sani earns a match point. Mistimed at 5-6. Bopanna's incredible shot win them the tie at 7-5.
BOP/MIR 6 7
RAM/RAI 2 6
- 2 July 2021 12:34 PM GMT
Bopanna's return fell short as Ankita leads 40-30. Finishes off winning the game after Bopanna's shot lands outside. BOP/MIR 6 RAM/RAI 6
Sania and Bopanna manage a clean sweep. We are into tie-breaker.
BOP/MIR 6 6
RAM/RAI 2 6