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Sania-Elena enter Indian Wells quarter-finals

March 12, 2012 17:19 IST

Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina recovered from a second-set lapse against Timea Bacsinszky and Alberta Brianti to advance to the doubles quarter-finals of the Indian Wells WTA Premier event.

The second seeded Indo-Russian pair scored a 6-1, 3-6, 10-2 in the second round of the $5,536,664 hard court tournament.

They await the winner of the other second round match between the pairs of Irina-Camelia Begu/Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez and Gisela Dulko/Paola Suarez.

Sania's singles campaign had ended with a second round defeat against world number 26 Anabel Medina Garrigues.

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