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Wimbledon: Bopanna advances to quarters; Sania knocked out

July 13, 2017 15:28 IST

Rohan BopannaIndia's Sania Mirza crashed out of the mixed doubles competition while Rohan Bopanna and his partner advanced to the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon Championships.

Sania and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig, seeded fourth in the tournament, lost 6-7, 4-6 to the defending champions Henri Kontinen of Finland and Heather Watson of United Kingdom in a third round match that lasted 53 minutes.

Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada, seeded 10th, got the better of the Croatian pair of Nikola Mektic and Ana Konjuh 7-6, 6-2 in a 59-minute third round match and advanced to the last eight stage.

Bopanna and Dabrowski will face the duo of Kontinen and Watson in the quarter-finals.

Image: Rohan Bopanna serves.

Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

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