China Open: Sania Mirza-Cara Black duo stuns top seeds to enter finals

Last Updated: Friday, October 4, 2013 - 15:04

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Sania Mirza along with her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black defeated the top seed pair of Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani 6-4 6-4, in the semifinals of China Open.

Sania Mirza`s continued her astonishing doubles form as she and her partner entered the summit clash of the China Open WTA event on Friday.

In the semis the eighth-seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair had put up a good show and eventually beaten the Italian duo in just an hour and 12 minutes in straight sets.

Now she has opportunity to win her fifth title of the season.

In Friday's match, converting three of the four break chances in the second set sealed the deal for Sania and Cara.

Sania and Black will face the winners of the second women`s semifinal, which is between Vera Dushevina-Arantxa Parra Santonja and second seeds Su-Wei Hsieh-Shuai Peng.



First Published: Friday, October 4, 2013 - 16:18

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