Sunfeast Open: Sania to face Rushmi

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:36 IST

Sania Mirza will begin her campaign at the $175,000 WTA Sunfeast Open by taking on qualifier Rushmi Chakravarthi in the first round.

Kolkata:

Sania Mirza will begin her campaign at the $175,000 WTA Sunfeast Open by taking on qualifier Rushmi Chakravarthi in the first round. The fifth seed will meet the winner of the opening round clash between Russian Galina Voskoboeva and German Sandra Kloeel in the second round. Earlier, veteran Tamil Nadu girl Chakravarthi made the cut for the main draw by accounting for compatriot Tara Iyer 7-5 6-4 in the second round of the qualifying tournament. Sania had a two-and-half hour practice session in the morning today and followed it up with another tune-up session in the evening. Local players Manoj Sewa, Vinod Sewa and Akshay Bajoria donned the mantle of hitting partner. (PTI)

Topics : Tennis Sania Mirza
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