LONDON, June 29 (PTI): Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Elena Vesnina reached the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon tennis championship after registering a straight-set victory over Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia and Polish Agnieszka Radwanska in the women�s doubles event here yesterday.
The fourth seeded Indo-Russian pair beat the 13th seeds 6-4, 6-3 in the third round of the women�s doubles here.
They will now take on N Llagostera Vives and A Parra Santonja of Spain in the quarterfinals of the prestigious grand slam tournament.
Vives and Santonja defeated Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy 7-5, 6-4 in another third round match.
Sania�s partner Elena has more reasons to smile as she and Indian tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi, seeded fourth, beat Australians Stephen Huss and Anastasia Rodionova 6-2, 7-6 (3) to reach the third round in mixed doubles.
14th seeds Leander Paes and Zimbabwe�s Cara Black also reached the next round by getting the better of the Dutch-Polish team of Rogier Wassen and Alicja Rosolska 6-1, 6-4.