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Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna, Australian Open 2023 Mixed Doubles Semi-Final Live Updates: Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna Lose 2nd Set, Match Goes Into Super Tie-Break

Australian Open Live: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna aim for a place in the mixed doubles final.©Twitter

Austaralian Open, live updates mixed doubles semifinal: India’s Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna won the first set against Britain’s Neal Skupski and USA’s Desirae Krawczyk in the mixed doubles semifinal. Mirza and Bopanna took the first 7-6 (7/5) in the tie-break against the third seed and now lead early in the second set. Earlier, the Indian pair reached the semifinals after a walkover in their quarterfinal against Latvian and Spanish pair Jelena Ostapenko and David Vega Hernandez. Previously, they had defeated Uruguayan and Japanese pair Ariel Behar and Makato Ninomiya 6-4, 7-6 (11-9) on court 7 to make it to the last 8. Prior to the start of the tournament, Sania had already announced that this would be her last Grand Slam. After qualifying for the semifinals, the top Indian tennis star would dream of going all out and claiming another Grand Slam title.

Here are the LIVE Updates of the Australian Open 2023 Mixed Doubles Semifinal between Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna from Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne Park

  • 2:50 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: ON TO THE SUPER TIE BREAK!

    Crawczyk with yet another stunning comeback. She seals the second set for his team and the match goes into a super tie-break

  • 2:43 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: BOMB BACK!

    Krawczyk with an astonishing return. Bopanna fails to pick him up by the net. Is there another twist in this game?

  • 2:41 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: ON TO THE TIE-BREAK!

    Mirza-Bopanna wastes several game points. The second goes into a tiebreak

  • 2:34 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: BOPANNA LOVES!

    Sharp game from Mirza at the net! She puts it in between and makes it 5-5 in this second set.

  • 2:30 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: SKUPSKI LOVES!

    Neal Skupski with an accurate ace. He keeps his serve. The Brit and the American now lead 5-4

  • 2:25 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: BOPANNA!!!

    Bopanna with an excellent hindquarters to break back. The Indian now leads 4-3.

  • 2:20 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: BOPANNA BROKEN!

    That’s the break they’ve been looking for. Bopanna with the double faults and his serve is broken. It’s all square in the second set

  • 2:15 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: SKUPSKI LOVES!

    Skupski deals aces to keep his team alive in the match. They are 2-3 down with Bopanna to serve next

  • 2:07 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: TOP SHOT!

    Excellent from Bopanna! He executes his forehand perfectly. They led 2-0 early in the second set

  • 2:03 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: MIRZA-BOPANNA BREAK!

    Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna with the bragging rights in the second set as they break early. Lead a set to zero

  • 1:57 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: GAME! SET! MIRZA BOPANNA

    Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna take the first set 7-6 (7/5) against Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk

  • 1:52 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: BOPANNA!!!

    Bopanna with a monstrous smash at close range. This is ruthless play from both teams

  • 1:48 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: OFF!

    Sania pulls her forehand wide but the Indian pair leads 2-1 in the tiebreak.

  • 1:41 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: SANIA SURVIVES!

    A nerve-racking service game for Sania Mirza. They trailed 15-40, but the Indian duo holds the serve together. They lead 6-5

  • 13:33 (IST)

    Aus Open Live: GAME!

    Bopanna keeps his serve again! They now lead 5-4.

  • 1:28 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: TANNING SANIA!

    Some excellent serves to make it 30-0. Sania then picks up a winner (40-0), before Skupski slides his forehand wide. Mirza-Bopanna led 4-3

  • 1:23 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: GAME!

    Firmly from Bopanna! He keeps his serve again and the Indian pair are now leading 3-2. They now need an early break against the third seed

  • 1:15 PM (IST)

    Aus Open Live: TOP SHOT!

    Excellent shot! Sania hits with a cross court down the line. She keeps her serve and the Indian pair now leads 2-1 in the first set.

  • 13:06 (IST)

    Aus Open Mixed Doubles Semifinal: Live Action Moments Away!

    Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna are about to enter the court and begin their semifinal match. They had received a walkover in the mixed doubles quarter-final, but now have their sights set on a place in the final.

  • 12:29 (IST)

    Aus Open Live: HELLO!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Australian Open mixed doubles semifinal between India’s Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna and Britain’s Neal Skupski and USA’s Desirae Krawczyk.

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