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Wimbledon 2017: Rohan Bopanna in mixed doubles quarter-finals, Sania Mirza out

Rohan Bopanna-Gabriela Dabrowski stormed into the quarter-finals in mixed doubles category of Wimbledon, while Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig crashed out. Bopanna is the only Indian left in the competition.

tennis Updated: Jul 13, 2017 15:50 IST
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Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski are aiming their second Grand Slam title at the Wimbledon.
Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski are aiming their second Grand Slam title at the Wimbledon.(HT Photo)

Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski entered the quarter-finals in mixed doubles category of Wimbledon, while it was curtains on Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig’s campaign.

French Open mixed doubles champions Bopanna-Dabrowski defeated Croatian pair Nikola Mektic-Ana Konjuh 7-6 (5), 6-2 in one hour and three minutes.

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The 10th seeded pair Bopanna-Dabrowski will next face Henri Kontinen-Heather Watson in the quarter-final clash.

Kontinen-Watson beat the fourth-seeded pair Sania-Dodig 7-6 (4), 6-4 to book the quarter-final berth.

In mixed doubles at Wimbledon, Bopanna has never progressed beyond the quarter-finals. He is now the only Indian left in the competition.