Sania Mirza-Peng Shuai advance to semis at Cincinnati Masters

The Indo-Chinese duo of Sania Mirza and Peng Shuai advanced to the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday

tennis Updated: Aug 18, 2017 14:07 IST
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Sania Mirza and her partner Peng Shuai reached the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters.(AP FILE PHOTO)

Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Peng Shuai booked their place in the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-7, 10-3 win over the Romanian pair of Irina-Camelia Begu and Raluca Olaru.

The Indo-Chinese partner started well, taking the first set 6-3.

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The sceond set was a tighter affair, as it headed into a tie-breaker. Sania-Shuai managed to win just one point in the tie-break, as the match headed into a deciding 10-point match tie breaker.

Sania and Shuai dominated the decider, winning it 10-3, to seal their place in the semifinals.

First Published: Aug 18, 2017 14:04 IST