Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza advance to quarters of Cincinnati Open

Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea saved a match point before emerging winners while Sania Mirza and Martin Hingis were also tested en route to the quarterfinals of the ATP/WTA Western and Southern Open. Fifth seeds Bopanna and Mergea rallied to win 1-6 7-6(5) 13-11 against the French pair of Pierre-Hugues and Herbert Nicolas Mahut to reach the last-eight stage of the ATP Masters event.

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis

They next face Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo, who prevailed 7-6(4), 7-6(4) against Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey.

In the women’s event, running simultaneously, top seeds Sania and Martina eked out a 7-6(4) 6-4 win oner Germany’s Julia Goerges and Klaudia Jans-Ignacik from Poland. They are now up against American wild card pair of Christina Mchale and CoCo Vandeweghe in the USD 2,701,240 WTA Premier tournament.

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