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.

Sania in semis of Lexington Challenger event
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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.

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