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
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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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