Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Sania Mirza knocked out of Wimbledon doubles

SANIA

PARIS: Sania Mirza and Kirsten Flipkens were on Monday knocked out of the women’s doubles event of the Wimbledon Championships by Swiss great Martina Hingis and Yung-Jan Chan. Seeded 13th, Mirza and her Belgian partner lost their third round match 2-6 4-6 to third seed rivals in 71 minutes.

Sania is still alive in the mixed doubles with Croatian partner Ivan Dodig.

In the juniors competition, Mahak Jain advanced to the girls singles second round after defeating Croatia’s Lea Boskovic 7-6(4) 4-6 6-4.

Siddhant Banthia though made a first round exit from the boys singles following a tame 6-3 2-6 5-7 defeat against French Matteo Martineau.

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