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Sania-Dodig lose 2nd round match, out of mixed doubles at US Open

US Open 2016 Updated: Sep 05, 2016 02:41 IST

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Sania Mirza during a women’s doubles match at the US Open tennis tournament. Sania and Ivan Dodig lost their 2nd round mixed-doubles match at the tournament on Sunday, Sep 4, 2016. (AP)

Sania Mirza’s campaign in the mixed doubles came to an end Sunday as she and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig lost their second round match against unheralded Barbora Krejcikova of Czech Republic and Marin Draganja of Croatia in straight sets 3-6 4-6.

The match lasted for only 65 minutes as the Indo-Croat pair were outplayed in both the sets.

Mirza-Dodig were broken twice in the first four games as it became impossible to make a comeback losing the first set at 3-6.

In the second set, the Czech-Croat pair broke thrice despite being themselves broken twice to wrap the set at 6-4.

It was the 71 percent overall points that they won frst serve which made the overall difference.

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