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Sania breezes into 2nd round of Wimbledon

Sania Mirza beat Russian Yaroslava Shvedova in straight sets to reach the second round of women's singles in Wimbledon tennis championship on Tuesday.

sports Updated: Jun 27, 2007 02:18 IST

Sania Mirza beat Russian Yaroslava Shvedova in straight sets to reach the second round of women's singles in Wimbledon tennis championship on Tuesday.

The Indian needed less than an hour to trounce her rival 6-0, 6-3.

Sania now faces a tough task in the second round where the Hyderabadi is pitted against another Russian, 11th seed Nadia Petrova.

Petrova thrashed unseeded American Vania King 6-0, 6-1 in her first round match.