Paris: Sania Mirza and Cara Black brushed aside the challenge of Jelena Jankovic and Alisa Kleybanova to reach the women's doubles quarterfinals but Rohan Bopanna's campaign ended at the French Open following his defeat in the mixed doubles quarterfinals.
Sania Mirza and Cara Black
Fifth seeds Sania and Cara were clinical in their 6-3 6-3 win over the Serbian-Russian combo in the third round. However, they are now up against the top seeded pair of Su-Wei Hsieh from Taipei and China’s Shuai Peng.
Bopanna and his partner Katarina Srebotnik, seeded second, lost 6-2 4-6 5-10 to eight seeds Julia Goerges from Germany and Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic.