Fourth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Elina Vesnina advanced to the semifinals of the Wimbledon mixed doubles event after registering a straight set 6-4, 6-1 win over Israel’s Jonathan Erlich and Shahar Peer here today.

Erlich and Peer were no match for the in-form Indo-Russia duo who needed exactly an hour to see them off on Court number 12.

Bhupathi and Vesnina, who dominated proceedings from the word, go committed no double faults as compared to the four by Erlich and Peer, who also committed four unforced errors to the winners’ two.

Bhupathi and Vesnina served six winners as compared to six by the unseeded Israeli pair.

Keywords: Wimbledon 2011

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