Sania in semis of Lexington Challenger event

Updated: 26 August 2009 10:43 IST

Preparing herself for the gruelling hard court season ahead, Mirza advanced to the semifinals of the USD 50,000 ITF Challenger tournament in Lexington.

New Delhi:

Preparing herself for the gruelling hard court season ahead, Sania Mirza advanced to the semifinals of the USD 50,000 ITF Challenger tournament in Lexington, USA, after Lindsay Lee-Waters withdrew from the contest on Saturday.

The second seed Indian was leading 5-2 in the first set when her American opponent opted out of quarterfinal contest.

Sania will next meet sixth seeded Chinese Meg Yhuan, ranked 195th, who defeated American fourth seed Madison Brengle 6-3 6-3 in another quarterfinal match.

Topics : Tennis Andy Roddick Lukas Dlouhy Rohan Bopanna Leander Paes Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Maria Sharapova
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