Mirza gets another shot at Australian mixed doubles title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Sania Mirza has a shot at another Australian Open mixed doubles title. Mirza and Ivan Dodig reached the final after ending the hopes of local pair Sam Groth and Samantha Stosur 6-4, 2-6, 10-5 in Friday's semifinals on Rod Laver Arena. Mirza won the 2009 Australian Open mixed doubles title with fellow Indian Maheshi Bhupathi. She reached the 2016 French...
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January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Bethanie Mattek-Sands secures No. 1 doubles ranking with win in Brisbane

Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sania Mirza won the Brisbane International doubles title on Saturday. The pair defeated Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova, 6-2, 6-3. With the victory, Mattek-Sands became the No. 1 doubles player. Mattek-Sands and Mirza won seven straight games to grab ahold of the match and ended any chance of a comeback. “It took me by surprise. I mean, I’m the...
Via Excelle Sports
January 07, 2017

Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova earn Pan Pacific Open doubles title

Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova cruised to the Pan Pacific Open doubles title after topping unseeded Chinese duo Chen Liang and Zhaoxuan Yang in straight sets early Saturday. Mirza and Strycova dispatched their opponents in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1, in a match that took just 51 minutes. [More from Excelle Sports: U.S. Open finalist Karolina Pliskova upset in straight sets at Pan...
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September 24, 2016

Sania Mirza 1st woman from India to reach No. 1 doubles ranking

  Sania Mirza has become the first woman from India to reach the top of the WTA rankings. Mirza moved to No. 1 in doubles Sunday after she and Martina Hingis won the Family Circle Cup title, defeating Casey Dellacqua and Darija Jurak 6-0, 6-4. No Indian woman had ever been No. 1 in singles or doubles until the 28-year-old Mirza. She says she's proud of the achievement and thanks...
Via Associated Press
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Mirza-Soares win U.S. Open mixed doubles title

Top-seeded Sania Mirza of India and Bruno Soares of Brazil won the U.S. Open mixed doubles title Friday, beating American Abigail Spears and Mexico's Santiago Gonzalez 6-1, 2-6, 11-9 tiebreak. Mirza and Soares had each been successful mixed doubles players, so Mirza said during the trophy presentation that she wasn't sure why it took them this long to pair up. Mirza has now won three...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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