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Rohan Bopanna & Matthew Ebden pair off to winning start in US Open 2023

Rohan Bopanna & Matthew Ebden pair off to winning start in US Open 2023

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Australian men’s doubles partner Matthew Ebden advanced to the second round of the US Open 2023 with a straight-set win over Christopher O’Connell and Aleksandar Vukic here. Also Read: “Won’t blame anything, it’s just poor performance,” Tsitsipas after shock second round loss in US Open Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden, […]

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Australian men’s doubles partner Matthew Ebden advanced to the second round of the US Open 2023 with a straight-set win over Christopher O’Connell and Aleksandar Vukic here.

Also Read: “Won’t blame anything, it’s just poor performance,” Tsitsipas after shock second round loss in US Open

Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden, who are seeded sixth, brushed aside the Australian duo 6-4 6-2 in less than an hour (55 minutes) to win their first round match comfortably on Wednesday. The 43-year-old Rohan Bopanna and 35-year-old Matthew Ebden converted three of their five break points while giving no break opportunity to their rivals.

The two had a first serve percentage of 72 per cent. The Indo-Australian pair, which reached the Wimbledon semifinals, earned the first break in game nine to go up 5-4.
The two found an early break in the second set and quickly raced to 5-2 before sealing the tie.

Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden

Rohan Bopanna, a US Open runner-up in 2010, and Ebden will meet the winner of the first round match between USA’s Aleksandar Kovacevic and Nicolas Moreno De Alboran, and Kazakhstan’s Andrey Golubev and Russia’s Roman Safiullin.

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