Sania moves into second round in doubles

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:49 IST

Sania Mirza has moved into the second round of the women's doubles event at the French Open in Paris, teaming up with Russian Anna Chakvetadze.

Paris:

Sania Mirza has moved into the second round of the women's doubles event at the French Open in Paris, teaming up with Russian Anna Chakvetadze. The 18-year-old, who lost to Gisela Dulko of Argentina in her first round singles match yesterday, and her Russian partner had little trouble in packing off Kristina Brandi of Puerto Rico and Nana Miyagi of Japan 6-2 6-3. The Indo-Russian duo will now take on 16th seed Zi Yan and Jie Zheng of China in the second round. Yan and Zheng thrashed Denisa Chladkova of Czech Republic and Ruxandra Ilie of Romania 6-1 6-2 in the first round. (PTI)

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