India's attack in the singles accident at the US Open came to an end with Somdev Devvarman accident his aperture annular tie to Andy Murray but Leander Paes and Sania Mirza kept the country's hopes animate by acceptable in the doubles competitions with their corresponding partners.
Sania, who angled out of the singles accident Tuesday, commutual up with Russia's Elena Vesnina to cruise accomplished America's Samantha Crawford and Madison Key 6-2, 6-0 in the aperture annular of the women's doubles actuality Wednesday.
Sania-Vesnina, seeded sixth, will accommodated Russian Vitalia Diatchenko and Olga Savchuk of Ukraine in the additional round.
Vesnina afterwards angry up with Leander to exhausted Russian Nadia Petrova and Scotsman Jamie Murray 6-2, 6-7, 10-6 in a boxy aboriginal annular bout of the alloyed doubles. The Indo-Russian duo will comedy Yung-Jan Chan and Mariusz Fyrstenberg in the abutting round.
Somdev gave a boxy action to the 24-year-old Andy Murray, adolescent brother of Jamie, afore departure the tournament. The Indian bankrupt him alert in his aperture account bold and continued the set to a tie-break. The Scotsman was fabricated to assignment adamantine but came through 7-6(7-5), 6-2, 6-3 on a hot afternoon in New York.
Andy, who absent the 2008 final at Flushing Meadows to Roger Federer, fabricated a afraid alpha as he alone his serve anon and alike afterwards accepting aback on akin agreement at 3-3 he struggled to breach chargeless of the World No.64.
Somdev had his adventitious at 3-1, but a double-fault amount him and brought Andy akin and the Briton went on to catechumen his third set point.
"He is actual solid. I accept apparent a little bit of him before. I watched a few videos of him the aftermost brace of canicule aloof to see what his bold was like. He doesn't accord you abounding chargeless points, abnormally aboriginal on in the match. You accept to get him to assignment adamantine afore he starts authoritative mistakes," Andy said of Somdev.
"I was a little bit afraid at the alpha and authoritative some bad decisions. Then already I calmed down, I acquainted more acceptable the average of the aboriginal set and started hitting the brawl a little bit better. The additional and third sets were good. I was hitting the brawl appealing clean," he said.