Bopanna wins first match in CWG 2010

Rohan Bopanna
New Delhi, Oct 4: At the very beginning of Commonwealth Games 2010, India's tennis star, Rohan Bopanna moved a step forward by defeating Uganda's Robert Buyinza in the men's singles event on Monday, Oct 4.

Bopanna completed a 6-1 6-4 win in just one hour and two minutes in the first round.

1601 rank holder, Buyinza overcame the initial jitters and started to serve well in the second set but unforced errors continued to flow from his racket.

After missing four break points, Bopanna converted the fifth to get his first break in the fifth game to be up 3-2 in the second set.

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Bopanna, pairing with Nirupama Sanjeev, has another match in mixed double events against Australians Paul Hanley and Rodionova Anastasia on Oct 4.

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