Published On: Fri, Sep 8th, 2017

Sania-Peng enters US Open doubles semis

New York: Indian star Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Shuai Peng entered the women’s doubles semi-finals of the US Open tennis tournament with a straight sets win over Timea Babos of Hungary and Andrea Hlavackova of Czech Republic here on Thursday.

The fourth seeded Sino-Indian pair needed an hour and 56 minutes to carve out a 7-6, 6-4 victory

The fourth seeded Sino-Indian pair needed an hour and 56 minutes to carve out a 7-6, 6-4 victory over their fifth seeded opponents in the quarter-finals.

They will meet the winner of the quarter-final clash between HA Chan of Taipei and S Zhang of China and the Taipei-Swiss pair of Y Chan and Martina Hingis for a place in the final.

The seventh seeded Czech pair of L Hradecka and K Siniakova will take on third seeded compatriots L. Safarova and B. Strycova in the other semi-final.

 

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