Rome Masters: Bhupathi-Bopanna lose doubles final to Bryan Brothers

Updated: 19 May 2013 20:07 IST

The sixth seeded Indian duo lost 2-6 3-6 in the summit clash to the top seeded American team of Mike and Bob Bryan.

Rome:

Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna ended runners-up at the Rome Masters after a straight sets defeat at the hands of top seeded American team of Mike and Bob Bryan here on Sunday.

The sixth seeded Indian duo lost 2-6 3-6 in the summit clash of the Euro 3,204,745 clay court event.

Such was the domination of the veteran American pair that Indians could not earn a single break point opportunity.

The Indians lost their serve twice in the opening set and once in the second.

Bhupathi and Bopanna were playing their second final of the season and first together.

Bhupathi had won the Dubai event with Michael Llodra while Bopanna had triumphed at Marseille, France with Colin Fleming.

With their runners-up finish, Bhupathi and Bopanna split 76,060 euros as prize money and earned 600 ranking points each.

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