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Sania Mirza and Cara Black storm into semi-finals

IANS  |  Indian Wells (California) 

India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black knocked out second-seeded Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina toenter the semi-finals of the women's doubles at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament here.

Fifth-seeded Mirza and Black won 6-4, 6-1, Wednesday and will now play fourth seeds Czech Lucie Hradecka and China's Jie Zheng who defeated Kveta Peschke and Katerina Srebotnik in a hard-fought quarter-final super tie-break 7-5, 5-7, 10-3.

First Published: Thu, March 13 2014. 07:34 IST
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