India will host the first Wimbledon tennis event outside the UK as 11-time-Tour winner Tim Henman will be in Delhi and Mumbai later this month to launch 'The Road to Wimbledon' with a series of coaching clinics.
Tennis legend Rod Laver says 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer will not quit the sport just because he had a bad season in 2013.
Monica Puig, seeded eighth in the event and ranked 48th in the world, outlasted 92nd-placed Watson 6-4, 6-4 in 94 minutes.
The first all-Czech duo to win the US Open crown took home $460,000. They also won the 2011 French Open title.
This 2013 championship comes 15 years after Mirnyi teamed with Serena Williams to win his first two mixed-doubles majors, at Wimbledon and the US Open
Sania and her Chinese partner Jie Zheng lost to Australian pair of Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua 6-2 6-2 in the last-4 clash.
The Indo-Chinese pair will now take on 8th seeded Australian pair of Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua in the semi finals on Thursday.
Playing just their fourth event together, third seeds Sania and Jie pipped the second-seeded pair of Anabel Medina Garrigues and Katarina Srebotnik 6-3, 6-4 in the summit clash.
Sania Mirza, the only Indian female to win Grand Slam title, has won two titles so far this season. Both the titles came with American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands, who now plays only singles.
Sabine Lisicki, who lost to Marion Bartoli in the final of Wimbledon, defeated Kristina Mladenovic of France 7-5, 6-1 in the first round.