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Australian Open: Paes-Hingis move into last eight

ANI
Published : Jan 23, 2017, 4:55 pm IST
Updated : Jan 23, 2017, 4:55 pm IST

Leander Paes and Martina Hingis entered the quarterfinals of the Australian Open with a comfortable win over Matt Reid and Casey Dellacqua.

Leander Paes celebrates winning a point with Martina Hingis during their mixed double match at the Australian Open in Melbourne. (Photo: AP)
 Leander Paes celebrates winning a point with Martina Hingis during their mixed double match at the Australian Open in Melbourne. (Photo: AP)

Melbourne: Indian tennis ace Leander Paes and his Swiss partner Martina Hingis booked their place in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over local pair Matt Reid and Casey Dellacqua.

The Indo-Swiss pair won 6-2, 6-3 in just 54 minutes at the Rod Laver Arena and will now face the winner of the match between the pair of Samantha Stosur-Samuel Groth and Darija Jurak-Jean Julien Rojer for a place in the semifinals.

 

Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza are also in action with their respective partners and will be looking to book their place in the quarterfinals.

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