Sania-Chuang in semis of MPS Group Championships

Updated: 11 April 2009 09:13 IST

Sania Mirza and Chia-Jung Chuang stunned 4th seeded Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Nadia Petrova to enter doubles semifinals of the MPS Group Championships.

Sania-Chuang in semis of MPS Group Championships

Florida:

Sania Mirza and Chia-Jung Chuang stunned fourth seeded pair of Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Nadia Petrova in straight sets to storm into the doubles semifinals of the $220,000 MPS Group Championships here.

The unseeded Indo-Taipei pair earned a hard fought 6-4 7-5 victory over the formidable American-Russian duo in one hour and 19 minutes.

Sania and Chuang broke their rivals thrice in both the sets while saving five breakpoints en route the convincing win.

The winners will take on American Angela Haynes and Latavian Liga Dekmeijere in the last-four pair stage. Haynes and Dekmeijere upset second seeded Chinese pair of Peng Shuai and Zi Yan 7-6 (3) 6-4 in another quarterfinal match.



Topics : Tennis Sania Mirza
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