|Wimbledon 2012 : Sania- Bethanie duo enter second round|
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza had successfully started her 2012 Wimbledon campaign along with her American doubles partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands. The duo put on a dominating show in their first round match and won in straight-sets and advanced to the second round.
Sania- Bethanie, who are currently ranked 13th, defeated Russian-American pair Alla Kudryavtseva and Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-2 in one hour and 24 minutes on Tuesday (26-06-12) to advance to the second round of the women's doubles competition at the Wimbledon.
Now, the Indo-American pair will face the winner of the match between Serbia's Jelena Jankovic and France's Virginie Razzano and all-french pair Stephanie Foretz Gacon and Kristina Mladenovic, in the second round.
Sania and Bethanie were better in converting their break points than their opponents. Sania and Bethanie broke five times out of 13 break points while their opponents converted only two of their 10 break points.
The first set saw a confident and dominating play from the Indo-American pair, but the second round had the pair doing mistakes by double faulting and unforced errors.