newstennis2 years ago

Wimbledon Roundup | Nadal and Murray through to round 3 while Kvitova bows out

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray both registered straight-sets wins over Donald Young and Dustin Brown respectively to move into the third round of Wimbledon. However, Petra Kvitova's return was cut short as she was beaten 6-1, 1-6, 6-2 by American Madison Brengle on court two yesterday.
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newstennis3 years ago

Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova part ways

Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova have mutually decided to part ways as they've chosen to focus on different priorities for the rest of the year. While Sania, who will now team up with Yaroslava Shvedova, wants to win a few majors in the doubles section, Strycova wants to focus on her singles game.
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newstennis3 years ago

Mirza-Strycova enter Miami Open final

Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova lost the first set but rallied to defeat Chan Yung- jan and Martina Hingis 6-7, 6-1, 10-4 in the super tie-break to book a place in the women’s doubles final at the Miami Open. They will meet the Canadian-Chinese duo of Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan for the title.
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newstennis3 years ago

Sania Mirza cruises into Miami Open semis

Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova continued their fine run by easing into the semifinals of the Miami Open with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over the American-Russian pairing of Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova in 64 minutes. After a tight opening set, the Indo-Czech pair cruised through the second.
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newstennis3 years ago

Sania Mirza moves into Miami Open quarters

Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova displayed steely resolve to rally from an opening set loss to beat the pair of Timea Babos of Hungary and Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 1-6, 6-1, 10-4 on Monday to move into the women's doubles quarterfinals of the Miami Open.
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reporttennis3 years ago

Sania Mirza advances at Miami Open

Sania Mirza made a winning start at the Miami Open after the Indian ace and Barbora Strycova beat Demi Schuurs and Renata Voracova 6-3, 7-6 (7-3). Mirza and her Czech partner won the first set easily but were pushed to the limit in the second before winning the tie-breaker.
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newstennis3 years ago

Sania Mirza and Barbara Strycova knocked out of Indian Wells

The pair of Sania Mirza and Barbara Strycova were knocked out of the BNP Paribas Open, after going down to Martina Hingis and Yung-jan Chan in the quarter-finals. Leander Paes and his doubles partner Juan Martin del Potro have also lost their men's doubles match to be out of the tournament.
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newstennis3 years ago

Sania Mirza critical of media's approach to her tax evasion notice

Sania Mirza launched a scathing attack on Indian media, saying a section of it was more interested in writing negative news rather than reporting on her on-court progress. A day after clarifying the tax evasion allegations, the women's doubles world No 1 took to Twitter to express her anger.
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newstennis3 years ago

Sania Mirza loses World No.1 ranking despite Brisbane Open win

Sania Mirza picked up her first silverware of the season at the Brisbane International Open when the Indian and her doubles partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands beat Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-2,6-3 in the final. In doing so, however, Sania conceded her World No.1 crown to her American partner.
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reporttennis3 years ago

China Open | Sania-Strycova crash out in second round

World No. 1 Sania Mirza and her partner Barbora Strycova lost to Gabriela Dabrowski and Maria Martinez Sanchez in the second round of the China Open today. Mirza, who was the defending champion here, has had a relatively unrewarding partnership with Strycova since her split with Martina Hingis.
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