Australian Open Live: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna eye a place in mixed-doubles final.© Twitter
Austaralian Open, Mixed Doubles Semi-Final Live Updates: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna held their respective serves and now an early break in the first set against Great Britain’s Neal Skupski and USA’s Desirae Krawczyk in the semi-final of the mixed doubles event. Mirza and Bopanna reached the semi-finals after receiving a walkover in their quarter-final match against Latvian and Spanish pair of Jelena Ostapenko and David Vega Hernandez. Earlier, they had defeated the Uruguayan and Japanese pair of Ariel Behar and Makato Ninomiya 6-4, 7-6 (11-9) on Court 7 to make it into the last 8. Ahead of the start of the tournament, Sania had already announced that this would be her final Grand Slam. Having qualified for the semi-finals, the ace Indian tennis star would be dreaming to go all the way and add another Grand Slam title to her name.
Here are the LIVE Updates of Australian Open 2023 Mixed Doubles Semi-Finals Between Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna from the Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne Park
Aus Open Live: GAME! SET! MIRZA-BOPANNA
Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna take the first set 7-6 (7/5) against Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk
Aus Open Live: BOPANNA!!!
Bopanna with a monstrous smash from close range. This is relentless play from both teams
Aus Open Live: OUT!
Sania pulls her forehand wide but the Indian pair leads 2-1 in tie-break.
Aus Open Live: SANIA SURVIVES!
A nervy service game for Sania Mirza. They were trailing 15-40 but the Indian duo combines to hold the serve. They lead 6-5
Aus Open Live: GAME!
Bopanna holds his serve again! They now lead 5-4.
Aus Open Live: SCINTILLATING SANIA!
Couple of excellent serves to make it 30-0. Sania then nails a winner (40-0), before Skupski skews his forehand wide. Mirza-Bopanna lead 4-3
Aus Open Live: GAME!
Solid from Bopanna! He holds his serve again and the Indian pair now leads 3-2. They need an early break against the the third seeds now
Aus Open Live: TOP SHOT!
Excellent shot! Sania with a cross court smash down the line. She holds her serve and the Indian pair now leads 2-1 in the first set.
Aus Open Mixed Doubles Semi-final: Live Action Moments Away!
Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna are set to take the court and begin their semi-final match. They had received walkover in the mixed doubles quarter-final but now have their sight set on a place in the final.
Aus Open Live: HELLO!
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Australian Open mixed doubles semi-final between India’s Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna and Great Britain’s Neal Skupski and USA’s Desirae Krawczyk.
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