India`s Sania Mirza and her Swedish partner Robert Lindstedt on Friday crashed out in the first round of the mixed doubles event, suffering a shocking straight-set defeat at the hands of Cara Black and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi here.
The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) has vowed to fight on to get the result of its Asia-Oceania Group II tie of the Davis Cup against New Zealand overturned by the International Tennis Federation.
Despite Sania Mirza refusing to pair up with him for mixed doubles, ace Pakistani tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq is still hopeful of partnering with his ‘good friend’ in the future.
Pakistan`s Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani congratulated tennis stars Aisam-ul-Haq and his Indian partner Rohan Bopanna for lifting the ATP Masters Title in Paris on Sunday.
Aisam-ul-Haq is keen on playing an match with his doubles partner, Rohan Bhopanna in a bid to highlight the fact that the two countries can co-exist on friendly and cordial terms.
India`s Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi stormed into the quarterfinals of the doubles competition of the Wimbledon.
Day in Pics: 5th March
Showbiz World - March 5 2015
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