Through to quarter-finals: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis at Rogers Cup

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis put up a great performance to advance in the Toronto tournament ahead of the Olympics

Ria Das
Jul 30, 2016 05:37 IST
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis

The team of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis have advanced into the quarter-finals of the women’s doubles event at the Rogers Cup in Toronto on Friday. The 6-1, 6-1 victory over the British American pair of Naomi Broady and Shelby Rogers seemed effortless as the World No 1 pair demolished them in in under 43 minutes.


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Sania and Martina had crashed out of Wimbledon earlier losing to Timea Babos from Hungary and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in the quarter-finals. With this Toronto tournament as the last one to prep up for the upcoming Olympics, Sania would no doubt be looking at a good run here as a confidence booster.

Following this win,  the Indo-Swiss pair now will face the American duo of Christina Mchale and Asia Muhammad in the next round.


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On the other hand, in the men’s doubles event, Rohan Bopanna and his new partner Jean-Julien Rojer lost the game against the Czech Republic pair of Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek with 6-1, 6-4.

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