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Sania-Mattek in quarters of East West Bank Classic

Sania Mirza and her partner Bethanie Mattek stormed into the quarterfinals of the $600,000 East West Bank Classic tournament in Los Angeles.

sports Updated: Jul 23, 2008 11:26 IST

Sania Mirza and her partner Bethanie Mattek stormed into the quarterfinals of the $600,000 East West Bank Classic tournament after defeating Vania King and Alla Kudryavtseva in straight sets in Los Angeles.

The second seeded Indo-American pair pipped the American- Russian duo 6-3 6-4 in the first round of the hard court event. <b1>

They next face Russian pair of Elena Versina and Vera Zvonareva, who beat American wild card Tracy Lin and Riza Zalameda 6-4 6-4 in the opening round.

Sania won her singles first round match yesterday against Eva Hrdinova in straight sets.

She is now up against Chinese Meng Yuan in the second round.