Bhupathi, Sania advance in Wimbledon
Zeenews logo
 Follow Me on Pinterest Google Plus Ditto RSS Mail to us Mail to us
Thursday, August 07, 2014 
Home News India @ Wimbledon History Ranking Seedings Photo Gallery Near Misses Trivia
Copyright © Zee Media Corporation Ltd . All rights reserved

Bhupathi, Sania advance in Wimbledon

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 23:23
   Comments 0  
Bhupathi, Sania advance in WimbledonLondon: Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza, along with their respective partners, advanced to the second round at Wimbledon here on Wednesday.

Another Indian, who enjoyed a winning day at the All England Club, was Rohan Bopanna.

Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin, who are seeded 14th, defeated Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen and Dmitry Tursunov of Russia 7-6, 2-6, 7-6 in their men`s doubles opener.

Bhupathi and his partner Julian Knowle beat Leonardo Mayer and Alberto Ramos to move to the second round of the men`s doubles while the sixth seed Indo-US pair of Sania and Liezel Huber put paid to the hopes of Czech Republic`s Renata Voracova and Klara Zakopalova in the women`s doubles event.

The eighth seed Indo-Austrian pair of Bhupathi/Knowle recorded a 6-2, 6-7, (5), 6-4, 6-2 win over the unseeded Argentine-Spanish combination in two hours and 37 minutes.

Bhupathi and Knowle did not face breakpoint in any of the sets except second when they dropped their serve twice.

They also broke their rivals in the second set which was decided by a tie-breaker.

Bhupathi and Knowle will now lock horns against American Nicholas Monroe and Germany`s Simon Stadler, who had beaten debutante Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja.

In the women`s doubles, Sania and Huber got the better of Voracova and Zakopalova 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to book their berth in the second round.


First Published: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 23:22



Post your Comments

Place :
Email :
Comments :

Most liked Comments

Photo Gallery
Wimbledon 2013
Men's singles champion Britain's Andy Murray and Women's singles champion France's Marion Bartoli pose with their trophies during the Wimbledon ten..»
India at Wimbledon
Paes, Bopanna lose five-setters in men`s doubles semi-finals Paes, Bopanna lose five-setters in men`s doubles semi-finals
Indian challenge in the men`s doubles competition of the Wimbledon end..»
Rank Player
1 Rafael Nadal (ESP)
2 Novak Djokovic (SRB)
3 Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
4 Roger Federer (SUI)
5 Andy Murray (GBR)
6 Tomas Berdych (CZE)
7 David Ferrer (ESP)
8 Del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG)
9 Milos Raonic (CAN)
10 Ernests Gulbis
Rank Player
1 Serena Williams (USA)
2 Li Na (CHN)
3 Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)
4 Simona Halep (ROU)
5 Victoria Azarenka (BLR)
6 Petra Kvitova (CZE)
7 Jelena Jankovic (SRB)
8 Jelena Jankovic (SRB)
9 Angelique Kerber (GER)
10 Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)