Double joy for Sania in Melbourne

Jan 24, 2012, 10:21 IST | Agencies
India's Sania Mirza stormed into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open mixed doubles with compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi and the women's doubles with Russian Elena Vesnina.

Sania Mirza

The Indo-Russian pair won 7-5, 6-3 against the American-Australian combine of Jarmila Gajdosova and Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

In the mixed doubles, Sania-Bhupathi, winners in 2009, beat Czech-Austrian pair of Iveta Benesova and Jurgen Melzer 3-6, 6-4, 12-10 after the super tie-break.

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