India at Wimbledon: SanTina cruise into quarters; Bopanna-Mergea knocked out
Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza celebrate their win.
Defending champions Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis brushed aside Christina Mchale and Jelena Ostapenko to move into the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon Championships on Monday.
The top seeded Indo-Swiss pair overpowered the American-Latvia duo 6-1, 6-0 in the third round contest that lasted just 46 minutes.
Dishing out a dominating performance, Sania and Martina converted five break points and saved two chances they faced en route their thumping win.
Sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Romania's Florin Mergea fell by the wayside in the third round of the men’s doubles at Wimbledon, beaten by tenth seeds John Peers and Henri Kontinen on Monday.
The Indo-Romanian pair lost to the tenth seeded Finnish-Australian pair 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7(6), 8-6 in a little less than three hours.
Peers and Henri Kontinen had beaten India's Leander Paes and his Polish partner Marcin Matkowski 6-3, 6-2 in the second round.