US Open: Sania Mirza, Coco Vandeweghe Bow Out In Women's Doubles 1st Round
Sania Mirza and Coco Vandeweghe were knocked out after losing in women's doubles first round match at the US Open
- Sania Mirza and Covo Vandeweghe were knocked out of US Open 1st round
- Sania and Vandeweghe lost the women's doubles 1st round match in 3 sets
- Sania will be in action in mixed doubles category later in the tournament
Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Coco Vandeweghe were knocked out of the ongoing US Open tennis tournament after losing to Raluca Olaru and Nadiia Kichenok in women's doubles first round match on Thursday. Sania and Vandeweghe lost the match in three sets to the 12th seeded pair. In the first set, Sania and her American partner were clinical with their shots as they took the lead by taking the first set 6-4.
Sania and Vandeweghe failed to carry the momentum and were broken early by Olaru and Kichenok who fought back and levelled the contest by taking the second set 6-4.
In the decider, Sania and Vandeweghe were outplayed as they lost the set 3-6 and were eliminated from the tournament.
Sania will be in action in the mixed doubles category where she will team up with USA's Rajeev Ram.
Sania and Rajeev will be up against the team of Kevin Krawietz and Kveta Peschke.