The second seeded Indo-Croatian pair outplayed the Australian duo 6-4, 2-6, 10-5.

Australian Open Sania Mirza enters mixed doubles final with Croatian partner Ivan Dodig
news Sports Friday, January 27, 2017 - 14:00

Ace Indian tennis player Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig defeated local favourites Samantha Stosur and Sam Groth to enter the Australian Open mixed doubles final here on Friday.

The second seeded Indo-Croatian pair outplayed the Australian duo 6-4, 2-6, 10-5.

They will now take on the winner of the second semi-final featuring Elina Svitolina-Chris Guccione and Abigail Spears-Juan Sebastian Cabal.

On Thursday, Leander Paes and his mixed doubles partner Martina Hingis were knocked out of the Australian Open in a 3-6, 2-6 defeat by Sam Groth and Samantha Stosur in the quarter-finals here on Thursday.

The Indo-Swiss pair went down without putting up much of a fight, surrendering in only 55 minutes at Melbourne Park.

The Australian pair were dominant from the start, hitting as many as 12 aces in the match, nine more than their opponents.

 

 
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