Tennis

Sania-Cara pair reach semifinals of China Open

  • PTI, Beijing
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  • Updated: Oct 04, 2013 01:37 IST
Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black notched up a straight-game win over Chinese Taipei's Yung-Jan Chan and Jie Zheng in the quarterfinals of the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on Friday.

    
The eight seeded Indo-Zimbabwe pair prevailed over the Taiwanese combo 6-4 6-1 in a women's doubles competition at the China National Tennis Center here.
    
Sania and Cara converted four breakpoints out of the nine chances that came there way and also had a better first serve point percentage than their rivals.
    
The Indo-Zimbabwe pair will next take on the top seeded Italian combination of Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani in the semifinals.
 

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