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Mixed doubles | Paes, Samantha in qtrs

Paes is now the only Indian in competition among the seniors.

india Updated: Jul 07, 2006 04:07 IST
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The fourth seeded pair of Leander Paes and Samantha Stosur on Thursday moved past the pair of Sebastian Prieto and Flavia Pennetta to enter the quarter-finals of the mixed doubles at Wimbledon.

Paes and Stosur won 6-3, 6-2 in just as hour. They now face a tougher challenge in Bob Bryan and Venus Williams, at the quarter-finals.

Sania Mirza was not quite so lucky though, as she and partner Pavel Vizner went down in the third round to fifth seed Daniel Nestor and Elena Likhovtseva 3-6, 7-5, 2-6.

Paes is now the only Indian in competition among the seniors.