London, June 24 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis cruised into the quarterfinals of the Aegon International after thrashing Karolina Pliskova and Michella Krajicek in straight sets in their women’s doubles event in Eastbourne.
Top seeds Mirza and Hingis overcame the unseeded Czech-Dutch pair 6-0 6-2 in the opening round that lasted mere 45 minutes.
The Indo-Swiss duo will next face Hao-Ching Chan of Taipei and Flavia Pennetta from Italy in the quarterfinals.
The pair had previously won three back-to-back titles in Indian Wells, Miami and Charleston before hitting their first bump in the road at the start of the clay court season. (ANI)