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New Delhi: Sania Mirza’s fight for the mixed doubles at the US Open came to an end on Sunday after her partner Ivan Dodig lost their second round match against Barbora Krejcikova of Czech Republic and Marin Draganja of Croatia in straight sets 3-6, 4-6.

After losing the first set at 3-6, it became impossible for the top seeded pair to make a comeback.

The match lasted for 65 minutes and the pair was outplayed in both the sets.

Earlier in the day, Martina Hingis and Leander Paes were knocked out of the championship, thus making an early exit.

Sania Mirza will now be playing women’s doubles along with Czech partner Barbora Stycova in the third round.

 

First Published | 4 September 2016 11:54 PM
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