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Sania knocked Out of Women’s Doubles at US Open

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Seventh seeds Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova were beaten 6-7 (3), 1-6 by top seeds Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic in the women’s doubles quarter-finals of the US Open, thereby ending India’s campaign in the tennis tournament.

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Mirza’s serve came under severe threat, facing three break points, and was broken in the first instance itself. Garcia then held her serve easily to be on level terms at 5-5. Sania-Barbora defeated Nicole Gibbs and Nao Hibino 6-4, 7-5 on the Grandstand court to reach the quarter-finals.

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