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Asian Games: Sania-Prarthana reach women's doubles quarters

Incheon: The Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare marched into the women's doubles quarter-finals of the 17th Asian Games tennis competition with a facile win over Mongolia at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts here Friday.

Sania and Prarthana, seeded fifth, strolled to a 6-0, 6-0 win over Bolor Enkhbayar and Dulguunjargal Gotov of Mongolia in the second round match.

Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza. Pic/ AFP

The Mongolian team were no match for the Indians who took barely 23 minutes to win the first set 6-0. In the second set, the Indian pair were even more rampant, taking 10 minutes to seal the set 6-0 and draw the curtains on the tie.

The Indian team will now take on he Thai pair of Peangtarn Plipuech and Nicha Lertpitaksinchai, who are seeded four, in the quarters.

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