Bhupathi-Jie in French Open mixed doubles semis
The unseeded Indo-Chinese pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Jie Zheng beat the French-Dutch pair of Virginie Razzano and Rogier Wassen in straight sets in Paris.Updated: Jun 03, 2008 20:17 IST
Mahesh Bhupathi and Jie Zheng on Tuesday stretched their French Open mixed doubles campaign to the semifinals after beating wild card pair of Virginie Razzano and Rogier Wassen in straight sets in Paris on Tuesday.
The unseeded Indo-Chinese combination beat the French-Dutch pair 6-2 6-4 in a quarterfinal clash, which lasted just 52 minutes.
Bhupathi and Zheng raced away with the first set in just 22 minutes after breaking their opponents twice. They converted two of the three breakpoints they got.
Razzano and Wassen did put up a fight in the second set but the winners did not let the momentum slip and converted one of the two breakpoints they earned to seal the set in 30 minutes.