Sania-Monica shock Wimbledon champs in Cincinnati

Updated: 12 August 2010 10:29 IST

Sania Mirza and Monica Niculescu stunned Wimbledon doubles champions Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova to storm into the quarter-finals of the the Western and S

Sania-Monica shock Wimbledon champs in Cincinnati

Cincinnati : Sania Mirza and Monica Niculescu stunned Wimbledon doubles champions Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova to storm into the quarter-finals of the the Western and Southern Financial Group Women's Open here.

The unseeded Indo-Romanian pair shocked their fifth seed rivals 6-3, 1-6, 10-6 in the second round of the USD 2,000,000 hard court event.

They had earlier beaten local pair of Melanie Oudin and Jamie Hampton 6-4, 7-6 in the opening round.

They will next take on the winners of the match between Kveta Peschke/ Katarina Srebotnik and Maria Kirilenko/Victoria Azarenka.

Sania had failed to make the singles main draw after losing the first round of the qualifying event to 16th seed Serbian Bojana Jovanovski.

Topics : Tennis Sania Mirza
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