Shahar Peer 311.
(photo credit: Reuters)
Despite her disappointing first-round exit in the singles tournament, Shaher
Pe’er is intent on extending her stay at the All England Club deep into the
second week of Wimbledon, advancing in both the women’s doubles and mixed
doubles tournaments on Monday.
Pe’er and Cara Black, seeded 14th, beat
Americans Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears 6-2, 6-3 Monday, but will face a
far sterner test in the last 16 when they play No. 2 seeds Kveta Peschke and
Pe’er also continued to have success with Yoni Erlich
in the mixed doubles, progressing to the third round with a 6-3, 6-1 win over
No. 5 seeds Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Peschke.
The Israeli duo will next
play the winner of the match between Brits Colin Fleming and Jocelyn Rae and No.
10 seeds Dick Norman and Lisa Raymond for a place in the
Andy Ram is also sticking around SW19 after reaching the
last 16 of the mixed doubles on Monday.
Ram and Meghann Shaughnessy,
seeded No. 15, beat locals Kenneth Skupski and Elena Baltacha 6-4, 6-4 on
Next up is a meeting with either No. 2 seeds Max Mirnyi and
Yaroslava Shvedova or Paul Hanley and Su-Wei Hsieh.