Sania goes down to Peng in quarterfinals

Last Updated: Apr 09, 2011, 09:51 AM IST

Charleston: Shuai Peng struggled in the opening set but rallied for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Sania Mirza of India in Friday`s second quarterfinal match of the Family Circle Cup.

The 11th-seeded Peng, who knocked off seventh-seed Nadia Petrova on Thursday, advances to Saturday`s semifinals. She will play the winner of the Julia Goerges-Elena Vesnina match.

Peng, from China, will also play a doubles match later in the day.

Bureau Report