Guangzhou: Continuing her good run
at the Guangzhou International Women's Open, Sania Mirza
sealed a berth in the doubles quarter-finals along with Edina
Gallovits, following a straight-set win over Sally Pears and
Jermila Groth here.
The unseeded Indo-Romanian pair beat the Australian
combination 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the USD hard court
A numerous breaks were traded in the one-hour match but
Sania and Edian came out triumphant after breaking their
rivals thrice each in both the sets.
They will next take on fourth seeded pair of British Anna
Smith of and Chinese Zi Yan.
Sania has already made the singles quarter-finals where
she will meet local favourite Shuai Zhang.
First Published: Thursday, September 16, 2010, 12:48