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French Open: Sania-Bethanie enter third round

Last updated on: June 4, 2013 11:35 IST

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Sania Mirza and her partner Bethanie Mattek -- Sands progressed to the third round of the women's doubles event with a three-set win over American pair of Lauren Davis and Megan Moulton-Levy in Paris.

Seeded seventh, Sania-Bethanie pair came from a set down to beat the American combination 1-6, 6-3, 6-0 in one hour and 41 minutes.

The Indo-American duo will next face 11th seeded Rusian-Czech pair of Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Lucie Safarova.


Image: Bethanie Mattek-Sands of USA (right) celebrates with partner Sania Mirza
Photographs: Julian Finney/Getty Images

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Sania had already exited from the mixed doubles event in the opening round.

Sania's defeat with her new Swede partner, Robert Lindstedt was shocking as they were given the top billing. They lost to Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi and Cara Black.


Image: Bethanie Mattek-Sands of USA (right) celebrates with partner Sania Mirza
Photographs: Julian Finney/Getty Images

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