US Open: Sania Mirza enters mixed doubles final…


Sania Mirza who is a professional Indian tennis player. She is the India’s highest ranked player, both in singles and doubles.

She has entered the mixed doubles final at the 2014 US Open. The 27-year-old partnered with Brazilian Bruno Soares to beat the Taiwanese-British pair of Yung Jan Chan and Ross Hutchins in three sets.

Entering the season’s final Grand Slam competition as the top seeded pair, Mirza and Soares fought ealry jitters to win the first set 7-5. However the duo conceded the second set to the unseeded opponents losing 4-6. Their experience helped them pulled out the decider in 10-7 at Flushing Meadows.

In the final, they will play American Abigail Spears and Mexican Santiago Gonzalez. Sania is also in the women’s doubles semifinal along with her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black. The third seeded pair will play Martina Hingis of Switzerland and Flavia Pennetta of Italy for a berth in the final.

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