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Rio -- Indias fourth-seeded pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna took their first step towards an elusive Olympic medal with a 7-5, 6-4 win inside one hour and 13 minutes against the Australian duo of Samantha Stosur and John Peers. Joe Mixon Bengals Jersey .A big Indian contingent waited patiently for the mens doubles semi-final featuring Rafael Nadal to finish on court three before making their way into the premises. It was a small court but every seat was taken in the media enclosure. Among those watching was Leander Paes, who has won four mixed doubles slams over the last couple of years.Peers began the match serving strong and held his first two serves comfortably. With the balls not bouncing as much as the evening grew chillier, the Indians too held their serves quite easily. Stosur, the shortest player on court was a muscular presence, whipping groundstrokes and firing big serves in; she did not drop a point in her first two games.?The men were serving into a strong wind and the first eight games went unbroken. It was in the ninth game that the Indians made an incision, with Peers losing his serve. However, just like in the mens doubles match, Bopanna lost his serve while serving for the set on a backhand volley error by Sania.India, though, stayed focused and put Stosur under pressure right back. A third straight break gave them another opportunity to take the lead, and it was duly completed on Sanias serve.The second set began much like the first, with both teams holding serve. Bopanna faced a challenge, but Australia started to make more errors. At 2-2, Peers serve came under assault with Sania ripping a backhand that Stosur could not volley back. A double fault by Peers gave India the all-important break as yelps of Bahut acche (Very good) started to be heard from the Indians in the crowd.Sania was moving sharply now and creamed an overhead in the next game as Bopanna held serve again. The finish line was nearing, but India were not there yet.Peers avoided another break, but Bopanna was serving full strength now and finished the match off with three aces in his final game -- fittingly the last of them was on match point against Peers. It lasted just over 70 minutes and gave an Indian contingent thirsting for some success reason to cheer.The conditions are tough, especially because it is very windy. We are used to the heat but this is harder, Sania said after the match.?It is easier for the guys because they have the power. Windy is tough to play, especially when guys serve to you in the mixed it is very tough to connect on your returns. I return well normally but when its windy it takes away a big strength of mine. I was happy that I was able to connect at the crucial points and thats why we came out on top.Bopanna and Sania will next face Great Britains Andy Murray and Heather Watson in the quarterfinals.?In 2012, the Indian pair of Sania and Leander Paes had also made the quarterfinals, before going down to eventual champions Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi of Belarus.I have been saying this from the very beginning how tough it is going to be to win every match here, Sania said. We play multiple grand slam winners in every match, no matter who we play either the girl or the guy has won slams.Heather is a great player, she has won a slam very recently at Wimbledon. Shes confident and we all know what a champion Andy is. We feel good to have won our first round but we obviously feel we can play better. Hopefully that will happen. Boomer Esiason Youth Jersey . Hey!" The lower tier of the School End of Queens Park Rangers Loftus Road was packed solid with a very festive-sounding Chelsea choral section in this particular part of South Africa Road London, W12. Jessie Bates III Womens Jersey . Coach Tom Thibodeau says the former MVP will probably start travelling with the team in the next few weeks. Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee at Portland in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season by the Bulls. http://www.bengalsrookiestore.com/Bengals-Anthony-Munoz-Jersey/ . Just as Montreal was settling into the first full working week of a new year, the Impact announced the appointment of their new head coach. ZAGREB, Croatia -- Argentina won its first Davis Cup title on Sunday when Federico Delbonis swept past Ivo Karlovic in straight sets to complete a stunning 3-2 comeback win over Croatia.Delbonis dropped to the ground after his 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory. His teammates fell into each others arms and celebrated in front of thousands of Argentine fans in the packed Arena Zagreb.Players danced around the huge Davis Cup trophy and fans, including soccer great Diego Maradona, chanted and waved Argentinian flags.This was the first Davis Cup title for Argentina in the fifth final it has played since 1981. Croatia won in 2005.Going into the reverse singles Sunday, the Croats were leading 2-1 in the best-of-five-series after winning the doubles on Saturday.Juan Martin Del Potro then rallied from two sets down to beat Marin Cilic 6-7 (4), 2-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-3 as Argentina drew level at 2-2.Delpo showed his huge heart after turning around the match that looked lost, said Argentina team captain Daniel Orsanic. Federico played a perfect match under huge pressure. Im really proud to be part of this fantastic team.With the victory, Argentina became only the third team to come back from 2-1 down in the final since the World Group Davis Cup format was introduced in 1981.Delbonis went up a break in the first two sets and added two more in the third when Karlovic sent a forehand wide for the victory.The 41st-ranked Argentine passed the big-serving Croat veteran at ease throughout the 2:09-hour match.This is fabulous, Delbonis said. We somewhat felt we could do it despite trailing after the doubles.Karlovic, who returned to the Croatian team after a four-year absence, said he was hugely disappointed.Maybe Ill feel better tomorrow, but tonight it is awful, he said.The comeback started with Del Potros heroics that included a finger injury in the fifth set against Cilic.I was calm, I hoped all the time that I could win and I did it, said Del Potro, displaying a bandage on his little finger on his non-racket left hand.He ssaid the injury happened in the fifth set while he was trying to catch a ball. A.J. Green Youth Jersey. Im very happy to hand my team a chance of a victory, Del Potro said.The match at Arena Zagreb that lasted nearly five hours saw plenty of drama created by two players with similar styles.It is very difficult to lose such an important match, Cilic said. I feel a lot of disappointment.Cilic had a furious start to race to a 3-0 lead including a break in Del Potros first service game. The Croat capitalized on the first of three break points with a cracking forehand winner.Del Potro fought back in the seventh game with Cilic under pressure at deuce. Two ground strokes, first a forehand long then a looping backhand, saw Del Potro break at the sixth attempt.In the tiebreaker, Cilic raced to a 5-0 lead to seal the game with a slice backhand down the line that Del Potro could not control.Under pressure after losing his fourth straight tiebreaker during the finals, Del Potro started the second set slowly and dropped his serve in the fifth game with a double fault and another in the seventh at love.At that point, Cilic seemed to be cruising toward victory with some spectacular ground strokes that the tired-looking Argentine watched in disbelief.But then Del Potro, who has recovered after two injury-hit years, showed the form he displayed in beating now top-ranked Andy Murray as Argentina knocked out holder Britain in the semifinals.He broke Cilic in the 12th and 10th games in the third and fourth sets respectively to send the match into the decider.After losing the third set, I was still confident I could win as he looked tired, Cilic said. 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