Sania Mirza, Elena Vesnina advance to Indian Wells quarterfinals

Updated: 13 March 2012 09:21 IST

Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina recovered from a second-set lapse against Timea Bacsinszky and Alberta Brianti to advance to the doubles quarterfinals of the Indian Wells WTA Premier event.

Sania Mirza, Elena Vesnina advance to Indian Wells quarterfinals

Indian Wells :

Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina recovered from a second-set lapse against Timea Bacsinszky and Alberta Brianti to advance to the doubles quarterfinals of the Indian Wells WTA Premier event.

The second seeded Indo-Russian pair scored a 6-1, 3-6, 10-2 in the second round of the $5,536,664 hard court tournament.

They await the winner of the other second round match between the pairs of Irina-Camelia Begu/Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez and Gisela Dulko/Paola Suarez.

Sania's singles campaign had ended with a second round defeat against world number 26 Anabel Medina Garrigues.



Topics : Tennis Elena Vesnina Mahesh Bhupathi Sania Mirza
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