MELBOURNE: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza alongside compatriot Rohan Bopanna reached the continued Australian Open 2023 remaining in Mixed Doubles on Wednesday.
The all-Indian duo of Sania and Bopanna outclassed the third-seeded American-British duo of Desirae Krawczyk and Neal Skupski within the semi-final to make it to the ultimate of the grand slam occasion.
The Indian pair needed to struggle exhausting to down the reigning Wimbledon champions 7-6(5), 6-7(5), 10-6 in an enthralling semi-final that lasted one hour and 52 minutes.
Krawczyk-Skupski compelled the tiebreaker by profitable the second body to find out the end result of the thrilling semifinal. However, Sania-Bopanna stored their composure to prevail 10-6.
Notably, Sania-Bopanna was given a walkover by the Latvian-Spanish pair of Jelena Ostapenko and David Vega Hernandez within the quarter-final on Tuesday.