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Paris, May 28: India’s Sania Mirza and her partner Brazilian Bruno Soares crashed out of the French Open after losing in the first round of the mixed doubles match here on Thursday. Germany’s Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Dutchman Jean-Julien Rojer stunned the top-seeded Indo-Brazilian pair 6-2, 6-2 to enter the second round of the tournament. (Read: French Open 2015: Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes begin on positive note at Roland Garros) Also Read - Hardik Pandya-Natasa Stankovic Welcome Newborn to Family: Virat Kohli, Sania Mirza Lead Sports Fraternity Wishes to Congratulate Star Couple
Groenefeld-Rojer showed their dominance right from the word go, winning the first set 6-2 in a one-sided affair. The second set saw the same result in favour of Groenefeld-Rojer as Sania-Soares failed to make a comeback into the game. Also Read - Sania Mirza, Naomi Osaka to be Part of Five-day Virtual Summer Festival
Groenefeld-Rojer pair won 63 percent of first serve points, while winning six out of nine break points. They next face Taipei’s Yung-Jan Chan and Australia’s John Peers in the second round who earlier beat Hao-Ching Chan and Marin Draganja 6-3, 6-4.