London 2012 Tennis: Paes-Mirza trail by a set as bad light interferes

Updated: 04 August 2012 02:08 IST

The Indian pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza were trailing 5-7 2-3 in their mixed doubles tennis quarterfinal match against Belarusian pair of Max Mirnyi and Victoria Azarenka in the Olympic Games, before bad light stopped play for the day.

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The Indian pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza were trailing 5-7 2-3 in their mixed doubles tennis quarterfinal match against Belarusian pair of Max Mirnyi and Victoria Azarenka in the Olympic Games, before bad light stopped play for the day.

Paes-Mirza held their serve till the 10th game of the first set and their serve was broken in the 12th game which Mirnyi-Azarenka won to wrap up the first set.

In the second set, the Indian pair broke their Belarusian opponents in the third game but the top seeded pair broke back immediately to level the proceedings.

When match was stopped due to bad light, the Indian pair were supposed to serve.

Topics : Tennis Team India Olympics 2012 Sania Mirza Leander Paes
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