Tennis - India's Sania Mirza and Zimbabwe's Cara Black remained on course for a berth at the WTA Tour Finals in Singapore later this year, reaching the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Wednesday.
The fourth seeds, who are also placed at no. 4 in The Race to Singapore, defeated the Pliskova sisters - Karolina and Kristyna 6-4, 7-6 and will next meet the no. 6 seeds Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears, who beat Caroline Garcia and Alicja Rosolska 7-6, 7-5.
Meanwhile, top seeds and current world no. 1s Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci also moved into the last eight, with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Kimiko Date-Krumm and Andrea Hlavackova. The duo have already clinched one of the eight spots in the season-ending finale. Third seeds Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik.failed to make it to the last eight - going down to Chan Hao-Ching and Chan Yung-Jan 2-6, 6-2, 10-7.