Sania-Cara pair reach Portugal Open final

Last Updated: Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 14:42

Oeiras: Sania Mirza alongwith her doubles partner Cara Black stormed into the finals of the Portugal Open with a straight-set victory over third seeded American pair of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond here.

Continuing their fabulous run, the top seeded combo of Sania and Cara took an hour and 14 minutes to get the better of their American rivals, 6-4 6-3 at the USD 250,000 clay court event.

First set saw the Indo-Zimbabwean pair struggle a bit, as they could convert only three of the eight breakpoints they got but they managed to held their nerves to finally win it.

In the second set, two decisive breaks of serve enabled Sania and Cara to wrap up the match comfortably in their favor. They will now take on Eva Hrdinova and Valeria Solovyeva in the final.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 14:44

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