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Yesterday India’s challenge at Wimbledon ended following Rohan Bopanna, and Gabriela Dabrowski lost out in the quarterfinals. Bopanna and Dabrowski, who had succeeded the French Open together, pushed the defending champions all the way earlier than Kontinen and Watson framed them in a nail-biter 6-7, 6-4, 7-5 in precisely two hours on Centre Court. The outcome came just hours following Kontinen lost a five setter in the men’s doubles in dramatic fashion.
With Bopanna’s defeat, India’s challenge is ended at the All England Club as Sania Mirza, and Ivan Dodig blew out in the third round of the mixed doubles affair and Rohan departing the men’s doubles in the second round. Other Indians in the conflict, Purav Raja, Divij Sharan, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan. The edge of defeat was rather less with the winners captivating 109 points to 104 of the Roland Garros winners, who kept eight of the 11 break points they faced.
Bopanna and Dabrowski started off sound with a narrow succeed in the first set prior to Kontinen, and Watson handled their game up a mark to take the second.The third set saw a strong battle. With the score tied at 3-3, both Kontinen and Watson took home a service break in the seventh game to obtain a 4-3 lead. Not to be beaten, Bopanna and Dabrowski broke back in the after that match.
The following two games went with the serve previous to Kontinen and Watson forced one more break of serve to get a 6-5 lead. They ten held serve to win the set and the competition. Though, Bopanna and Dabrowski failed to keep up the impetus and went down in the subsequently two sets of games to hand the semi-final position to the Finish-British duo.
Earlier this week Sania Mirza and Kirsten Flipkens were blown out of the women’s doubles occurrence of the Wimbledon Championships 2017 by Swiss great Martina Hingis and Yung-Jan Chan together.