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Australian Open: Rohan Bopanna-Timea Babos advance into pre-quarters

Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos brushed aside the duo of Ellen Perez and Andrew Whittington 6-2, 6-4 to reach the Australia Open mixed doubles pre-quarters

tennis Updated: Jan 21, 2018 22:22 IST
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Australian Open,Rohan Bopanna,Timea Babos
Hungary's Timea Babos and India's Rohan Bopanna in their mixed doubles game against Australia's Ellen Perez and Andrew Whittington at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne on Sunday.(AP)

Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his Hungarian partner Tímea Babos marched into the mixed doubles pre-quarter finals of the Australian Open with a straight sets victory in their last-32 clash on Sunday.

The Indo-Hungarian pair brushed aside the duo of Ellen Perez and Andrew Whittington 6-2, 6-4 at the Margaret Court Arena.

The two will next face the pair of Vania King and Franko Škugor in the last 16 clash.

King and Škugor had already reached the pre-quarters by seeing off the Australian pair of Anastasia Rodionova and J. Smith.

First Published: Jan 21, 2018 17:46 IST