It was a mixed day for Indian tennis as Sania Mirza of India and Nuria Llagostera of Spain moved into the women's doubles final of $4.8 million China Open tennis championship while Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna were knocked out in the quarter-final.
Sania-Nuria beat Srebotnik and Zheng Jie 7-5, 6-1 in Beijing on Friday.
On the other hand, Bhupathi-Bopanna lost out to Argentine Carlos Berlocq and Russian Denis Istomin 2-6, 6-7.
With this win, Sania is expected to improve her doubles ranking to World No. 13.