Sania-Elena shock top seeds to reach semis

India's Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina of Russia shocked top seeds Gisela Dulko of Argentina and Flavia Pennetta of Italy to enter the women's doubles semifinals of the French Open tennis on Monday.

updated: May 30, 2011 22:02 IST
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Paris: Sania Mirza and and her partner Elena Vesnina shocked top seeds Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta 6-0 7-5 to reach the women's doubles semifinals in the French Open on Monday.

The seventh seed Indo-Russian pair wrapped up the quarter-final clash in one hour and six minutes after blanking the Argentine-Italian duo in the first set.

This is for the first time that Sania has reached the women's doubles semifinals in a Grand Slam event.

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