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Wimbledon 2011: Sania-Bopanna enter quarter-finals

Posted By: Abdul Nisar
Sania Mirza
London, Jun 30: Indian pair Rohan Boppanna and Sania Mirza entered into the mixed doubles quarter-finals of the Wimbledon Championships on Thursday, Jun 30.

Rohan Boppanna and Sania Mirza expelled Czech duo of Martin Damm and Renata Voracova 6-3, 6-0. The sixth seeded Indian duo took the first lead and finished the the second set with style.

They will next face the winner of the other third round match between 15th seed Andy Ram and Meghann Shaughnessy and unseeded pair of Paul Hanley and Su-Wei Hsieh.

Sania has also reached the women's doubles semifinals along with Russian partner Elena Vesnina.

Earlier in Wimbledon 2011, the former champion Roger Federer was expelled by Jo Wilfred Tsonga of France in the quarter-finals. The world No.1 Rafael Nadal crushed America's Mardy Fish to cruise into the semi-finals.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Thursday, June 30, 2011, 19:47 [IST]
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