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Photos: Sania keeps Indian hopes alive in Miami

Last updated on: March 26, 2013 11:23 IST

Photos: Sania keeps Indian hopes alive in Miami

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Sania Mirza kept the Indian hopes alive by progressing to the women's doubles quarter-finals even as country's challenge ended in the men's doubles with the defeat of Rohan Bopanna and his partner Rajeev Ram in the second round of ATP-WTA Sony Open in Miami.


Image: Sania Mirza
Photographs: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

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Sania-Bethanie in quarters

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Sania and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands overcame a fighting pair of Jarmila Gajdosova and Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 3-6, 10-7 in the second round.

They will now fight it out with Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci for a place in the semifinals.


Image: Bethanie Mattek-Sands of USA (right) celebrates winning the match with partner Sania Mirza
Photographs: Julian Finney/Getty Images
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Bopanna-Ram knocked out

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In the men's doubles second round, unseeded Bopanna and Ram were knocked out by formidable second-seeded pair of Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez 6-4, 7-6(5).

Somdev Devvarman was floored by World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the men's singles while Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi had exited from the doubles after suffering second-round defeats with their respective partners.


Image: Rohan Bopanna
Photographs: Julian Finney/Getty Images
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