Wimbledon: Sania Mirza, Bethaine Mattek-Sands Bow Out In Second Round


Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands missing their women’s doubles second round in straight sets.© AFP

Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands were knocked out of the ongoing Wimbledon tennis tournament after losing to the Russian twosome of Elena Vesnina and Veronika Kudermetova in women’s doubles second round match on Saturday. Sania and Mattek-Sands missing the match in straight sets. In the first set, Sania and her American partner gave the Russians a hard fight but eventually missing 4-6. In the second one set, Sania and Mattek-Sands broke early but then a few false shots from the Indian saw them trailing and blowing the chance to take the match into a decider. They missing the second one set 3-6.

Sania will be in action later in the day in the mixed doubles second round match with Rohan Bopanna. The India duo will take on the British twosome of Aidan McHugh and Emily Webley-Smith in their second round match.

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