Defending champs Mirza-Hingis waltz to quarterfinals

The top-seeded Indo-Swiss pair of Sania and Martina overpowered the American-Latvia combination of of Christina Mchale and Jelena Ostapenko 6-1, 6-0 in the third round contest that lasted just 46 minutes.

Dishing out a dominating performance, Sania and Martina broke their rivals five times and saved two chances they faced in the match.   -  AP

Defending champions Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis demolished the challenge of Christina Mchale and Jelena Ostapenko to move into the quarterfinals but Rohan Bopanna lost a marathon third round with partner Florin Mergea to bow out of the Wimbledon Championships here on Monday.

The top-seeded Indo-Swiss pair of Sania and Martina overpowered the American-Latvia combination 6-1, 6-0 in the third round contest that lasted just 46 minutes.

Dishing out a dominating performance, Sania and Martina broke their rivals five times and saved two chances they faced in the match.

Meanwhile, sixth seeds Bopanna and Mergea lost a fiercely fought men’s doubles third round 6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6(8—6), 6-8 to 10th seeds Henri Kontinen and John Peers in two hours and 55 minutes.

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