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US Open: Sania Mirza Ousted From Women’s Doubles Event

Written by Aravind   |   Posted: 09/08/2016 01:44 PM IST

Sania Mirza, India’s tennis star and her Czech partner, Barbara Strycova has been knocked out of the Women’s doubles event at US Open after facing defeat against Frnch pair Carolina Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic in quarter-finals in New York.

The French pair defeated Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbara Strycova in straight sets, 7-6(7-3), 6-1 in a match which lasted for only 69-minutes.

Strycova and Mirza lost the first set 7-6 in just 45 minutes as they lost a service in mini-service break. The second set was quite easy for the French pair as they took an unbeaten 5-0 lead at the initial stage before finishing the match 6-1.

The other Indian star tennis players, Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes and Saketh Myneni have already lost their respective matches and have been ousted from the tournament.

By Prajakt K.

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