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French Open: Sania-Dodig to face Paes-Martina in mixed doubles final

Last updated on: June 03, 2016 00:48 IST

Leander Paes and Martina Hingis after their semi-final win on Thursday

 

Indian tennis stars Sania Mirza and Leander Paes will battle it out for the French Open mixed doubles title with their respective partners, having won their semi-final matches on Thursday. 

The Indo-Croat pair of Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig beat French Kristina Mladenovic and Pierre-Hugues Herbert 4-6, 6-3, 12-10 to enter the mixed doubles final on Thursday.

Later, Paes, teaming up with Swiss Martina Hingis beating Andrea Hlavackova and Edouard Roger Vasselin 6-3, 3-6, 10-7 in the other semi-final. 

Leander Paes and Sania Mirza had faced each other at this year's Australian Open quarter-final, that was won by Sania-Dodig pair.

Image: Leander Paes and Martina Hingis after their semi-final win on Thursday

Photograph: Leander Paes/Twitter

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