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Sania Mirza-Bruno Soares Pair Crash Out Of The French Open

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| May 29 , 2015 , 06:50 IST
mirza-soares-crop Indo-Brazilian duo of Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares, crash out of the French Open early after losing in the first round in their mixed doubles match on Thursday against German-Dutch pair, Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Jean-Julien Rojer. 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. 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. 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.