Sania Mirza in partnership with Nadia Kichenok of Ukraine knocked out the second seeds, Gabriela Dabrowski and Giuliana Olmos 1-6, 6-3, 10-8 in the doubles first round of the WTA tennis tournament in Adelaide on Tuesday.

In the men’s ATP event in Adelaide, Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan got off to a flying start as they won their doubles first round 6-2, 6-1 against Jamie Cerretani and Fernando Romboli.

In the second round, Ramkumar and Bopanna will play the eighth seeds, Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow of the US.

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The results:

$703,580 WTA, Adelaide, Australia
Doubles (first round):
Nadia Kichenok (Ukr) & Sania Mirza bt Gabriela
Dabrowski (Can) & Giuliana Olmos (Mex) 1-6, 6-3, [10-8].

$521,000 ATP, Adelaide, Australia
Doubles (first round):
Rohan Bopanna & Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Jamie
Cerretani (US) & Fernando Romboli (Bra) 6-2, 6-1.