Sania wins Regione House tournament

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:06 IST

Keeping the Indian flag afloat, tennis sensation Sania Mirza won the Regione House tournament in Compobasso, Itlay.

Sania wins Regione House tournament

Compobasso:

Keeping the Indian flag afloat, tennis sensation Sania Mirza won the Regione House tournament in Compobasso, Itlay.Sania defeated Romania's Magda 6-3, 6-4 in the finals of the $10,000 tournament at Compobasso, Itlay. Down by 2-3 in the first set, Sania played some quality tennis and kept her nerve to win four games in a row to clinch the set 6-3 in 40 minutes.She had a shaky start in the second set and was trailing 1-4 at one stage. Pulling up her socks, the 17-year-old champion bridged the gap with some forceful returns and high serves. It took another 40 minutes for Sania to settle the issue at 6-4 and win the titles vanquishing Magda who played the qualifying round in US Open and Australian Open. (PTI)



Topics : Tennis
Related Articles
Boris Becker Criticises Novak Djokovic Following Split
Boris Becker Criticises Novak Djokovic Following Split
Somdev Devvarman Backs Indian Davis Cup Captain Anand Amritraj
Somdev Devvarman Backs Indian Davis Cup Captain Anand Amritraj
Novak Djokovic Confirms Split With Coach Boris Becker
Novak Djokovic Confirms Split With Coach Boris Becker
Show Comments
Advertisement