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Wimbledon 2016: Mirza-Hingis romp into quarters with thumping win

Defending Champions Sania Mirza And Martina Hingis Demolished The Challenge Of Christina Mchale And Jelena Ostapenko To Move Into The Quarterfinals But Rohan Bopanna Lost A Marathon Third Round With Partner Florin Mergea To Bow Out Of The Wimbledon Championships Today.

PTI | Updated on: 04 Jul 2016, 11:10:19 PM


Defending champions Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis demolished the challenge of Christina Mchale and Jelena Ostapenko to move into the quarterfinals but Rohan Bopanna lost a marathon third round with partner Florin Mergea to bow out of the Wimbledon Championships today.

The top seeded Indo-Swiss pair of Sania and Martina overpowered the American-Latvia combination 6-1 6-0 in the third round contest that lasted just 46 minutes.

Dishing out a dominating performance, Sania and Martina broke their rivals five times and saved two chances they faced in the match.

Meanwhile, sixth seeds Bopanna and Mergea lost a fiercely fought men’s doubles third round 6-2 3-6 4-6 7-6(8-6) 6-8 to 10th seeds Henri Kontinen and John Peers in two hours and 55 minutes. 

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First Published : 04 Jul 2016, 11:02:00 PM

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