Sania Mirza in partnership with Nadia Kichenok of Ukraine beat Shelby Rogers and Heather Watson 6-0, 1-6, 10-5 in the doubles quarterfinals of the Adelaide International in Australia on Thursday.

In the semifinals, the unseeded Indo-Ukrainian pair will play Ashleigh Barty and Storm Sanders of Australia.

In the Forli 1 Challenger in Italy, qualifier Sasikumar Mukund reached the quarterfinals, beating fellow qualifier Denis Yevseyev of Kazakhstan for the loss of five games.

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$703,580 WTA, Adelaide, Australia Doubles (quarterfinals): Nadia Kichenok (Ukr) & Sania Mirza bt Shelby Rogers (US) & Heather Watson (GBR) 6-0, 1-6, [10-5]

€32,160 Challenger, Forli, Italy Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Sasikumar Mukund bt Denis Yevseyev (Kaz) 6-3, 6-2.