Sania advances in U.S. Open women, mixed doubles
Sania Mirza made it to the quarter-finals of women’s doubles and the semi-final of mixed doubles at the U.S. Open tennis event in New York.
The top seeded pair of Sania and Bruno Soares made it to the semi-final of the mixed doubles with a 7-5, 2-6, 10-5 win over the sixth seeded pair of Bopanna and Katarina Srebotnik in the quarter-finals on Monday.
In the women’s doubles, Sania and Cara Black, seeded third, won their third round match against Jelena Jankovic and Klara Koukalova 6-3, 6-2.
Meanwhile, Paes lost both his men’s doubles and mixed doubles encounters. Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek, seeded sixth, went down 2-6, 6-4, 1-6 to the 11th seeded pair of Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez in the third round of men’s doubles.
In the mixed doubles, Paes and Cara, seeded third, lost 4-6, 6-4, 8-10, to Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez in the quarter-finals.