Second-seeded Indo-Chinese duo Sania Mirza and Shuai Zhang defeated the third-seeded pair of Kaitlyn Christian and Erin Routliffe 6-3 6-2 in the summit clash in one hour and four minutes.
Sania Mirza reached her second final of the season with partner Shuai Zhang following a straight set win over Makoto Nonomiya and Eri Hozumi at the Ostrava Open.
Riding on back-to-back break points in the second and fourth games, the Belgians roared back to win the second set and forced the decider.
Sania Mirza and Shuai Zhang will now take on the Belgian pair of Greet Minnen and Alison Van Uytvanck in the last eight on Thursday evening, September 16, 2021.
Sania Mirza opened up on how she sees her run in 2021, hopes from Ankita Raina, the tennis season next year, and much more.
The Indo-American pair of Sania Mirza and Rajeev Ram made a first round exit from the US Open mixed doubles event.
Sania Mirza and Christina McHale ended runners-up at the WTA 250 event after losing the title clash to top seeds Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara.
Mirza and McHale took one hour and 23 minutes to defeat the Norwegian-American pair 7-6 (5) 6-2 in the semifinals of the WTA 250 tournament on Friday.
Mirza and McHale hardly broke a sweat, beating Czech Republic's Hradecka and her Chinese partner Zhang 6-3 6-3 in one hour one minute.
The Indo-American pair triumphed in their women's doubles pre-quarterfinals 6-3 6-2 over the duo from Georgia and Romania on Sunday night.
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The entries were to be finalised on Tuesday morning and the cut was expected to be between 50-60.
Sania and Raina were running away with the contest after bageling their opponents but in a dramatic turnround, the Kichenok sisters came back from the dead to pull off a win.
Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina will clash with Lyudmyla Kichenok and Nadiia Kichenok in the first round at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Bopanna said International Tennis Federation never accepted an entry for him and Sumit Nagal and had made it clear that no changes were allowed after the deadline of nomination.