Sania-Santangelo bow out of doubles event at Dubai

Updated: 19 February 2009 10:24 IST

Sania Mirza's challenge ended in the doubles event of the Dubai Tennis Championships, following a second round loss along with partner Mara Santangelo.

Sania-Santangelo bow out of doubles event at Dubai

Dubai:

After an unsuccesful singles campaign, Sania Mirza's challenge ended in the doubles event of the Dubai Tennis Championships as well, following a second round loss along with partner Mara Santangelo.

The unseeded Indo-Italian pair, who got a bye in the first round, lost 3-6, 3-6 to top seeded pair of Zimbabwean Cara Black and American Liezel Huber in one hour and 10 minutes.

Sania and her Italian partner had many a chances to break their opponents but could convert just three out of five.

The winners broke Sania-Sanatngelo twice in the first set and four times in the second to book a quarterfinal berth.

Saina will get 110 ranking points and split $6250 prize money with Santangelo.

Sania had lost her second round singles match to Kaia Kanepi on Tuesday.

Topics : Tennis Sania Mirza
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