Wimbledon 2017: Rohan Bopanna advances to mixed doubles quarters, Sania Mirza loses

Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig were defeated by Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen in round 3.
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Edited by: India TV Sports Desk London July 13, 2017 15:48 IST

Indian Tennis stars Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza encountered contrasting fortunes in their respective mixed doubles matches at the Wimbledon tennis tournament on Wednesday. Bopanna and Dabrowski are the reigning French mixed double's French Open Champions and will face Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen for the semi final spot.

Bopanna and his Canadian partner 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.

(With IANS Inputs)

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