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Published: 30th June 2012 12:10 AM
Last Updated: 16th October 2012 11:54 AM
India's Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie
Mattek-Sands Friday notched up a straight-set victory to advance to the third
round of the women's doubles competition at the Wimbledon here.
The 13th seeded Indo-US duo scored a comfortable 6-3 6-2 win
over unseeded French pair of Stephanie Foretz Gacon and Kristina Mladenovic in
just 55 minutes at the All England Club here.
Sania and Bethanie converted three of the five breakpoints,
while their rivals failed to convert the only opportunity that came their way.
In the first set, Sania and Bethanie went on to win as many
as 27 points as against only 17 won by their opponents, to seal the set.
The Indo-US combo continued their domination in the second
set as well, where they converted two of the three breakpoints, while managed
to save the lone breakpoint that Stephanie and Kristina got.
Sania and Bethanie will next face the winner of the match
between Russian duo of Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova and the Williams
sisters -- Serena and Venus -- in the third round.
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