Wimbledon 2017: Bopanna-Dabrowski pair defeat Mektic-Ana Konjuh to enter mixed doubles quarter-finals, Mirza-Dodig crash out

13 July 2017, 10:48 AM
Wimbledon 2017: Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski
Wimbledon 2017: Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski entered the quarterfinals in mixed doubles category of Wimbledon after beating Croatian pair Nikola Mektic-Ana Konjuh 7-6 (5), 6-2 in one hour and three minutes on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the Indian Croation pair of Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig came to an end after losing to Kontinen-Watson in their pre-quarterfinal encounter.

The 10th seeded pair Bopanna-Dabrowski will next face Henri Kontinen-Heather Watson in the quarter-final clash. Kontinen-Watson beat the fourth-seeded pair Sania-Dodig 7-6 (4), 6-4 to book the quarter-final berth. In mixed doubles at Wimbledon, Bopanna has never progressed beyond the quarter-finals. He is now the lone Indian left in the competition.

First Published: Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:41 AM

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