Pacific Life Open: Sania in 2nd round

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:34 IST

Sania Mirza marked her return from an elbow injury with a victory in the women's doubles at the WTA Tour Pacific Life Open in California, USA, on Thursday.

New Delhi:

Sania Mirza marked her return from an elbow injury with a victory in the women's doubles at the $2.1 million WTA Tour Pacific Life Open in California, USA, on Thursday. The 19-year-old Indian, who suffered the injury on her serving arm two weeks ago, partnered Ai Sugiyama of Japan. The duo defeated Anotonella Serra Zanetti of Italy and Stepahnie Foretz of France 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the Tier 1 event at Indian Wells. Sania, whose world ranking had slipped to 45, had a bye in the singles first round and was to play a qualifier in the second round. (PTI)

Topics : Tennis Sania Mirza
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