Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare are in the doubles quarters © Getty Images (File Photo)
Sania Mirza(in black) and Prarthana Thombare( not in picture) are in the doubles quarters © Getty Images (File Photo)

Incheon:  Sep 26,2014

The Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare marched into the women’s doubles quarter-finals of the 17th Asian Games tennis competition with a facile win over Mongolia at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts on Friday. Sania and Prarthana, seeded fifth, strolled to a 6-0, 6-0 win over Bolor Enkhbayar and Dulguunjargal Gotov of Mongolia in the second round match.

The Mongolian team were no match for the Indians who took barely 23 minutes to win the first set 6-0. In the second set, the Indian pair were even more rampant, taking 10 minutes to seal the set 6-0 and draw the curtains on the tie. The Indian team will now take on the Thai pair of Peangtarn Plipuech and Nicha Lertpitaksinchai, who are seeded four, in the quarters.

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