Paes-Vesnina in quarter-finals of French Open

Updated: 03 June 2012 14:17 IST

Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina made a smooth progress to the mixed doubles quarter-finals of the French Open with a 6-2 6-0 drubbing of Mathilde Johansson and Marc Gicquel.

Paris:

Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina made a smooth progress to the mixed doubles quarter-finals of the French Open with a 6-2 6-0 drubbing of Mathilde Johansson and Marc Gicquel.

The fifth seed Indo-Russian pair needed just 49 minutes to dispatch the local pair in the second round of the clay court tournament.

Paes and Vesnina broke their rivals twice in the opening set and thrice in the second to seal the win. They never faced a breakpoint in the whole match.

Paes and Vesnina will now face the winner of the other second round match between top seeded pair of Liezel Huber/Max Mirnyi and Alicja Rosolska/Alexander Peya.

Seventh seeded combo of Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi will take on French pair of Virginie Razzano and Nicolas Devilder in their second round.

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