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Sania knocked out of Wimbledon women's doubles

July 11, 2017 00:18 IST

Sania MirzaSania Mirza and Kirsten Flipkens were on Monday knocked out of the women's doubles event of the Wimbledon Championships by Swiss great Martina Hingis and Yung-Jan Chan of Taiwan.

Seeded 13th, Mirza and her Belgian partner lost their third round match 2-6, 4-6 to third seed rivals in 71 minutes.

The Indian, who has dropped to number seven in the world in the doubles chart, is still alive in the mixed doubles with Croatian partner Ivan Dodig.

In the juniors competition, Mahak Jain advanced to the girls singles second round after defeating Croatia's Lea Boskovic 7-6(4), 4-6, 6-4.

Siddhant Banthia though made a first round exit from the boys singles following a tame 6-3, 2-6, 5-7 defeat against French Matteo Martineau.

Image: Sania Mirza

Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

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