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Aus Open: Sania Mirza/Ivan Dodig bt Martina Hingis/Leander Paes

Updated: 28 January 2016 13:46 IST - Published: 28 January 2016 12:04 IST
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Defending champions are OUT! 7-6, 6-3 from Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig to beat Martina Hingis and Leander Paes.
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The first set goes to a tiebreak - going in favour of the top seeds at 7-6.
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There's a chance for Dodig and Mirza to break back..and they do! It's 3-3 between the pairs now.
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They break back, and now both pairs have held for 5-5.
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Hingis and Paes are up a break in the first set, leading Mirza and Dodig 3-2 as Leander Paes serves in the 6th game.
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The Indo-Swiss pair have 28 Grand Slam doubles titles between them and are both renowned exponents of the format.
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Paes and Hingis won three of 2015's four Slams, and are the reigning Australian Open mixed doubles champions.
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Mirza and Dodig are the top seeded mixed doubles pair at the tournament.
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Three Australian Open number 1 sides among the four playing today, with Mirza and Hingis through to the finals of the women's doubles.