Sania Mirza, Leander Paes Advance in US Open Doubles Event

While top seeds Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares beat Casey Dellacqua and Jamie Murray in the second round, third seeds Leander Paes and Cara Black defeated Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Alla Kudryavtseva. Sania also emerged winner in women's doubles.

updated: August 31, 2014 11:27 IST
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File photo: Sania Mirza and Cara Black during Wimbledon.

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New York: Sania Mirza won both her women's and mixed doubles matches while Leander Paes was also victorious in his mixed doubles match as both Indians advanced to the next round of the US Open here. (Serena Races to 4th Round | Kvitova Knocked Out)

Sania and Cara Black, seeded third, eased past Caroline Garcia of France and Romanian Monica Niculescu 6-1, 6-2 to set up a women's doubles third round clash against Jelena Jankovic of Serbia and Czech Klara Koukalova.

Sania then returned to the court to compete in the mixed doubles event and partnered by Brazilian Bruno Soares, the first seeds registered a facile straight-set 6-2, 7-6 (8) win over Australian Casey Dellacqua and Britain's Jamie Murray. (Djokovic Advances | Wawrinka Gets Walkover | Bouchard Wins in Third Round)

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