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Sania-Bhupathi in US Open second round

india Updated: Sep 01, 2007 14:36 IST

Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi shocked seventh seeds Elena Likhovtseva and Daniel Nestor in straight sets to advance to the second round of the US Open.

The Indian pair beat the Canadian-Russian duo 6-0 6-2 on Friday. Bhupathi and Sania will now brace up for a tougher challenge in the second round as they will take on the fifth seeded Czech pair of Kveta Peshcke and Martin Damm.

Both Sania and Bhupathi are having a good time at the season's last Grand Slam.

While Bhupathi has also advanced to the men's doubles second round, Sania has booked a place in the singles third round and women's doubles second round.