Sania Mirza/Bethanie Mattek-Sands enter 2nd round of Rome WTA

Updated: 15 May 2013 21:33 IST

The Indo-American pair face Italian Francesca Schiavone and Samantha Stosur of Australia in the second round.

Sania Mirza/Bethanie Mattek-Sands enter 2nd round of Rome WTA

Rome:

Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands breezed into the pre-quarterfinals of the WTA Premier Rome event with an easy straight sets win over Shuko Aoyama and Liga Dekmeijere.

The sixth-seeded Indian-American team registered a 6-1 6-3 win over the Japanese-Latavian combo in the opening round of the USD 2,369,000 clay court event.

They next take on Italian Francesca Schiavone and Samantha Stosur of Australia in the second round.

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