Australian Open: Sania-Bhupathi move into semis

Melbourne: All Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza got the better of Liezel Huber of USA and Colin Fleming of United Kingdom in straight sets 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 to reach the semifinal of Australian Open here on Wednesday.

Though the Indian pair was stretched first set which they won 7-6 (7-5), Sania and Bhupathi came back strong in the second to clinch the match in 84 minutes.

Sania and Bhupathi smashed 27 winners as compared to 18 by Huber and Fleming.