|Paes and Vesnina enter Wimbledon 2012 mixed doubles quarters|
Leander Paes is the only left out hope for India at the 2012 Wimbledon championships. Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina after reached the quarter-finals of the mixed doubles after beating Belarus pair Max Mirnyi and Victoria Azarenka.
Fourth seeded Paes-Vesnina earned a hard fought victory by beating the Belarussian pair 7-6 (3) 6-3. The Indo-Russian pair will now face Australian-Russian pair Paul Hanley and Alla Kudryavtseva in the quarterfinals.
Leander Paes is the only Indian left out in the tournament and all the other Indian tennis stars Mahesh Bhupathi, Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza have crashed out of the tournament. Paes and Vesnina were put to a tough test, but the experienced duo managed to show their class to pull off a victory.