Bhupathi-Zheng enter semi-finals

Updated: 08 June 2008 16:50 IST

Mahesh Bhupathi-Jie Zheng stretched their French Open mixed doubles campaign to the semi-finals on Tuesday.

Bhupathi-Zheng enter semi-finals

Paris:

Mahesh Bhupathi and Jie Zheng stretched their French Open mixed doubles campaign to the semi-finals after beating wild card pair of Virginie Razzano and Rogier Wassen in straight sets here on Tuesday.

The unseeded Indo-Chinese combination beat the French-Dutch pair 6-2 6-4 in a quarter-final clash, which lasted just 52 minutes.

Bhupathi and Zheng raced away with the first set in just 22 minutes after breaking their opponents twice. They converted two of the three breakpoints they got.

Razzano and Wassen did put up a fight in the second set but the winners did not let the momentum slip and converted one of the two break-points they earned to seal the set in 30 minutes.



Topics : Tennis Mahesh Bhupathi Novak Djokovic Jie Zheng Rafael Nadal
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