Wimbledon 2022: Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Mate Pavic entered their maiden mixed doubles semi-final on Monday by defeating fourth seeds John Peer and Gabriela Dabrowski in a 3-set battle on the court.
Sania Mirza and Mate Pavic reach Wimbledon mixed doubles semi-finals (AFP photo)
Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Mate Pavic reach their maiden mixed doubles semi-final at Wimbledon as the 6th seed defeated fourth seeds Gabriela Dabrowski and John Pearce in a thrilling 3-set fight in the quarterfinals of the quarterfinals on Monday, July. defeated in the match. 4.
Sania Mirza, who has already announced that the 2022 season will be her last on the tour, and Mate Pavik will take on the winners of the final quarterfinal match between seventh seed Robert Farah/Jelena Ostapenko and second seed Neil Skupsi. and Desira Kravczyk.
Sania and Pavic, who seemed to be the crowd’s favorites on Court 3, put on a strong performance to beat Dabrowski and Pearce 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 in one hour and 41 minutes. Sania and Pavic were strong with their comebacks as they did not let the pressure deter them in the final set.
Sania and Pavic broke Dabrowski’s serve in the deciding final game of the third set to avoid a 10-point tie-breaker.
The Indo-Croatian pair won 73 percent on the first serve and 65 percent on the second serve. Pavik, in particular, was brilliant with his serve, hitting them with great power.
Notably, Sania and Pavic reached the quarter-finals after walkovers from their second-round rivals Ivan Dodig and Latisha Chan.
The famous Indian tennis star, winner of the 2015 Wimbledon women’s doubles title, lost in the opening round of the women’s doubles event to her Czech partner Lucie Hradecka.
Notably, Sania is keeping India’s campaign alive at Wimbledon 2022, when Rohan Bopanna crashed out of the grass-court Grand Slam after reaching the semi-finals of the French Open.