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Indian Wells: Sania Mirza-Barbara Strycova in quarterfinals

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Published Mar 12, 2017, 5:54 pm IST
Updated Mar 12, 2017, 5:54 pm IST
The Indo-Czech pair beat Sara Errani of Italy and Alicja Rosolska of Poland 6-2, 6-3 in a 64-minute second round contest.
Sania Mirza and Barbara Strycova won five out of the nine break points that came their way. (Photo: AP)
 Sania Mirza and Barbara Strycova won five out of the nine break points that came their way. (Photo: AP)

Indian Wells: Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova stormed into the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open 2017 tennis tournament with a straight-set win over their opponents in the women's doubles.

The Indo-Czech pair beat Sara Errani of Italy and Alicja Rosolska of Poland 6-2, 6-3 in a 64-minute second round contest.

 

Sania and her partner were stronger with their serve, hitting three aces, while Errani and Rosolska committed three double faults.

The Indo-Czech pair also won five out of the nine break points that came their way.

Meanwhile in the men's doubles, Leander Paes and his Argentine partner Juan Martin del Potro lost to American Sam Querrey and Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 3-6, 4-6 in the first round.

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