Rohan Bopanna wins to advance to quarterfinals, Sania Mirza loses

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Sania Mirza crashed out of the mixed doubles competition while Rohan Bopanna and his partner entered the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon Championships here.

Photo Courtesy: Indian Express

Sania and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig, seeded fourth in the tournament, lost 6-7 4-6 to the defending champions Henri Kontinen of Finland and Heather Watson of United Kingdom in a third round match that lasted 53 minutes.

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Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada, seeded 10th, got the better of the Croatian pair of Nikola Mektic and Ana Konjuh 7-6 6-2 in a 59-minute third round match and advanced to the last eight stage of the tournament.

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Bopanna and Dabrowski will face the duo of Kontinen and Watson in the quarterfinals.

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