The sixth-seeded pair defeated the fourth-seeded Canadian-Australian duo of Gabriela Dabrowski and John Peers 6-4, 3-6, 7-5. Mirza and Pavic won in a tiring 1 hour 45 minutes match.
The Indo-Croatian pair will take on the quarterfinal winners, which will be played on Tuesday between Robert Farah and Jelena Ostapenko and Neil Skupsi and Desirae Krawczyk.
The Semi Final appearance is Mirza’s best-mixed doubles performance at the All England Club. But she won the Wimbledon Doubles in 2015. Sania is no stranger to winning Grand Slams, as she has 6 Grand Slams under her belt. The Indian won 3 Doubles Grand Slam Wimbledon 2015, US Open 2015 and Australian Open 2016.
Mirza had a good partnership with Mahesh Bhupathi and won two mixed doubles titles before they parted ways. They won two mixed doubles, 2009 Australian Open and the 2012 French Open. She even won the 2014 US Open with Bruno Soares of Brazil.
Sania hasn’t won Mixed Double in Wimbledon but has previously won the doubles title. This would be her last try to win the Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Grand Slam as she has announced her retirement at the end of this season.
The official Twitter handle of Wimbledon uploaded a video where Sania said she will miss Wimbledon, but it’s time to move on.
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