Bopanna advances, Sania loses in doubles

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 14 Jul 2017 09:04:25


 

WIMBLEDON,

INDIAN stars Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza encountered contrasting fortunes in their respective mixed doubles matches at the Wimbledon tennis tournament.


Bopanna and his Canadian patner Gabriela Dabrowski defeated the Croatian pair of Nikola Mektic and Ana Konjuh 7-6, 6-2 in 63 minutes. The 10th seeded Indo-Canadian pair will meet the unseeded duo of Heather Watson of Britain and Henri Kontinen of Finland in the quarter-finals.


Watson and Kontinen had defeated fourth seeds Sania and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig 7-6, 6-4 in an hour and 26 minutes.