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Sania, Bethanie in second round of WTA Rome event
Rome, May 15, 2013
First Published: 21:18 IST(15/5/2013)
Last Updated: 21:20 IST(15/5/2013)

Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands breezed into the pre-quarterfinals of the WTA Premier Rome event with an easy straight sets win over Shuko Aoyama and Liga Dekmeijere.

The sixth-seeded Indian-American team registered a 6-1 6-3 win over the Japanese-Latavian combo in the opening round of the $2,369,000 clay court event.

They will take on Italian Francesca Schiavone and Samantha Stosur of Australia in the second round.

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