Paes-Vesnina, Bhupathi-Sania in mixed doubles 2nd round

Updated: 31 May 2012 11:50 IST

India's Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina and two other Indians Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza are through to the second round of the mixed doubles at the French Open with straight-set victories.

Paes-Vesnina, Bhupathi-Sania in mixed doubles 2nd round
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India's Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina and two other Indians Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza are through to the second round of the mixed doubles at the French Open with straight-set victories.

The fifth-seeded Paes and Vesnina cruised past Czech pair Lucie Hardecka and Frantisek Cermak 6-1, 6-1 in 49 minutes on Wednesday.

Bhupathi and Sania had to work a bit more to get the better of Americans Raquel Kops-Jones and Eric Butorac 6-4, 6-2.

The seventh-seeded Indians, the 2010 Australian Open champions, did just enough to beat the American pair in a little over an hour.

Topics : Tennis Leander Paes Mahesh Bhupathi Rafael Nadal Jie Zheng Sania Mirza Elena Vesnina Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Andy Murray Novak Djokovic Na Li French Open 2012
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