Rohan Bopanna-Gabriela Dabrowski go down in Wimbledon QFs, Indian challenge ends

Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen continued their defence of their mixed doubles title

Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen continued their defence of their mixed doubles title

Watson, alongside Finland's Kontinen, knocked out their fourth-seeded opponents with a 7-6 (7/4) 6-4 victory as they look to retain the crown they won together previous year.

The 2016 champions defeated fourth-seeded Mirza and Dodig 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 in the match that lasted for nearly one and a half hours on Court No 2.

Bopanna and Dabrowski had last month won the mixed doubles title at the French Open after beating Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany and Robert Farah of Colombia 2-6, 6-2, 12-10 in the summit clash.

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The BOK, meanwhile, kept its benchmark interest rate at 1.25 percent, where it has been frozen since June past year . It also hinted that it will not raise the rate anytime soon.

Kontinen and Watson will now face Bruno Soares and Elina Vesnina in the semi-finals with the other semi-final pitting Jamie Murray/Martina Hingis against Marcelo Demoliner/Maria Jose Sanchez.

Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski lost in the mixed doubles quarter-finals at Wimbledon on Thursday as the Indian challenge ended at the All England Club. The only bright spot came in the girls' doubles first round where Zeel Desai with Swiss partner Lulu Sun beat the Argentine-Japanese combine of Maria Lourdes Carle and Naho Sato 6-7 (4) 6-3 6-3. Desai was the best performer among the juniors as she reached the third round in girls singles and the second round in the doubles.

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