US Open: Top Seeds Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig Crash Out of Mixed Doubles

Updated: 04 September 2016 22:19 IST

Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig, the mixed doubles top seeds, failed to get going after a poor start to their second round match, and were beaten in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4, by Barbora Krejcikova and Marin Draganza

US Open: Top Seeds Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig Crash Out of Mixed Doubles
Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig suffered a shock defeat in the mixed doubles second round of US Open. © AFP

Top seeds Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig were knocked out of the US Open mixed doubles on Sunday, after a shocking defeat in straight sets to Barbora Krejcikova and Marin Draganza in the second round.

Mirza and Dodig were beaten 6-3, 6-4 by their unseeded opponents in a match that lasted one hour and five minutes.

The Indo-Croat pair began poorly, and fell 0-4 behind in the first set. Despite a brief recovery, they dropped the set 3-6.

In the second set, Mirza-Dodig blew away a good start to lose the set 4-6 to crash out of the mixed doubles event.

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Highlights
  • Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig have crashed out of US Open mixed doubles
  • Mirza-Dodig were beaten by Barbora Krejcikova and Marin Draganza
  • The Indo-Croat pair lost the Round 2 match 3-6, 4-6
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