Bopanna-Niemenin ousted from Delray Beach event

Updated: 28 February 2009 12:08 IST

Rohan Bopanna and Jarrko Niemenin crashed out of the Delray Beach International after losing their quarterfinal match to Eric Butorac and Bruno Soares.

Bopanna-Niemenin ousted from Delray Beach event

New Delhi:

Rohan Bopanna and Jarrko Niemenin crashed out of the $5,00,000 Delray Beach International championship after losing their quarterfinal match 6-4, 3-6, 8-10 to fourth seeds Eric Butorac and Bruno Soares.

The Indo-Finnish pair began well by stunning their rivals in the first set as they saved all the four breakpoints and broke them once.

However, the American-Brazilian duo came back strongly, winning the second set to draw parity and then held their nerves in the super tie-breaker to seal a semifinal berth. Bopanna and Somdev Devvarman had lost at the qualifying stage of the singles competition, being held in the United States.



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