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.

Pacific Life Open: Sania in 2nd round

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)



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