SanTina in quarterfinals, Bopanna-Mergea crash out

Britain Wimbledon Tennis Sania Mirza speaks with partner Martina Hingis during their women's double match against Christina McHale and Jelena Ostapenko | AP

Defending champions Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis demolished the challenge of Christina Mchale and Jelena Ostapenko to move into the quarterfinals but Rohan Bopanna lost a marathon third round with partner Florin Mergea to bow out of the Wimbledon Championships in London on Monday.

The top seeded Indo-Swiss pair of Sania and Martina overpowered the American-Latvia combination 6-1 6-0 in the third round contest that lasted just 46 minutes.

Dishing out a dominating performance, Sania and Martina broke their rivals five times and saved two chances they faced in the match.

Meanwhile, sixth seeds Bopanna and Mergea lost a fiercely fought men's doubles third round 6-2 3-6 4-6 7-6(8-6) 6-8 to 10th seeds Henri Kontinen and John Peers in two hours and 55 minutes.

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