• The Indo-Russian duo of Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina today stormed into the second round of the Women's Doubles event in the Australian Open Tennis tournament at Melbourne.
  • The sixth seeded Indo-Russian pair defeated the Russian-Greek combine of Alexandra Panova and Eleni Daniilidou in straight sets 6-0, 6-2, making to the next round.
  • Meanwhile, the Indian challenge yesterday stormed into the second round in the Men's Doubles category. 
  • The Indian duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna and the Indo-Czech combine of Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek registered easy victories in the opening round, to make it to the next stage.