Paris: Sania Mirza stormed into the quarterfinals of mixed doubles event as she and her partner Ivan Dodig of Croatia notched up a commanding win over their opponents at the French Open here.
The Sania-Dodig pair beat the duo of Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) and Artem Sitak (New Zealand) 6-2 6-4 in a second round match to book a last-eight spot.
However, Rohan Bopanna, partnering with Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay, crashed out of the men’s doubles event after losing to Jamie Murray (Great Britain) and Bruno Soares (Brazil) 6-7 2-6 in a third round match.
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The Indian men’s doubles duo of Purav Raja and Divij Sharan also lost their third round match to the pair of Ryan Harrison (USA) and Michael Venus (New Zealand) 6-4 6-7 2-6.
Meanwhile, Zeel Desai lost her girls’ singles opening round match to Daniela Vismane of Latvia 0-6 2-6.
In boys’ singles also, Abhimanyu Vannemreddy lost his opening round match against Clement Tabur of France 0-6 1-6.