Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands will take on the Russian tennis pair of Elena Vesnina and Veronika Kudermetova in the second round of women’s doubles at Wimbledon 2021 on Saturday. Sania and Bethanie have started off in brilliant fashion at the grass-court Grand Slam.
They defeated Desirae Krawczyk and Alexa Guarachi in straight sets in the first-round. Though Mirza and her partner were stretched a little in the first set, they dominated the proceedings right from the word go in the second set and eventually emerged victoriously. Below are the timings as to when tennis fans can catch Sania Mirza in action on Saturday.
- London- 12:15 PM
- Delhi- 4:45 PM
- New York- 7:15 AM
- Geneva- 1:15 PM
- Melbourne- 9:15 PM
- France- 1:15 PM
Sania Mirza/Bethanie Mattek-Sands vs Elena Vesnina/Veronika Kudermetova Live Stream details
Sania and Bethanie had a forgettable outing at the Eastbourne Open. They were knocked out in straight sets in the first-round encounter. However, they managed to make a thumping comeback at Wimbledon 2021. Whereas the Russian duo of Elena and Veronika would be high on confidence as they smashed Elina Rybakina and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets in their first-round match. The highly-awaited second-round of women’s doubles will be telecasted on BBC TV and live-streamed on Prime Video in the UK.
Fans in India can catch the live action at Wimbledon on Star Sports Select 1 or Star Sports Select 2 HD. The match will also be live-streamed on Hotstar. In Australia, the match will be telecasted on Channel Nine. In Latin American countries, the match will be broadcasted on ESPN Latin America.
|UK||BBC TV and Radio, Eurosport UK|
|USA||ESPN, Tennis Channel|
|Middle East||beIN Sports MENA|
|Brazil||Band Sports, TV Globo|
|Africa||Canal Plus International (Afrique)|
|Latin America||ESPN Latin America|
|South East Asia||Fox Sports|
|New Zealand||Sky NZ|
Sania and Bethaine have shown signs of good form. However, they now have a tough task ahead of them. Elena and Veronika were the finalists at French Open 2021. Moreover, the way they defeated their opponents in the first round showcases that they are high on confidence. All points considered, the odds are slightly in the favor of the Russian duo.