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US Open: Sania, Strycova advance to second round in Women's doubles

Defending women's doubles champion Sania Mirza and Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova swiftly advanced to second round of US open tournament registering an easy win over US duo Ena Shibahara and Jada Hart. Sania Mirza and

India TV Sports Desk, New York [ Published on: September 01, 2016 7:12 IST ]
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Defending women's doubles champion Sania Mirza and Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova swiftly advanced to second round of US open tournament registering an easy win over US duo Ena Shibahara and Jada Hart.

Sania Mirza and her seventh seeded Czech partner  Strycova defeated unseeded American pairing 6-2, 6-3 in a fairly comfortable fashion in women's doubles at Flushing Meadows here.

The Indo-Swiss combination wrapped up the contest in 51 minutes.

They were at ease from the beginning and broke their opponents serve four times in a one-sided contest, claiming 56 out of the total 94 points played.

World No.1 women's doubles player Sania and Barbora carved out five break points throughout the course of the match, converting three of them to secure the win. They won 65 out of the total 116 points played.

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