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Miami Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova lose to unseeded newcomers in title clash

The Indo-Czech Pair Of Sania Mirza And Barbora Strycova Lost The Miami Open Final To The Unseeded Canadian-Chinese Pair Of Gabriela Dabrowski And Xu Yifan.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Rahul Mishra | Updated on: 03 Apr 2017, 01:18:38 PM
Miami Open: Sania Mirza and her partner Barbora Strycova lose to unseeded newcomers in tilte clash (Twitter pic)

New Delhi:

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her partner Barbora Strycova lost the Miami Open womens double final on Monday to debutantes Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski and Chinese Xu Yifan.

The third-seeded pair was unable to offer any resistance and lost to the unseeded newcomers in straight sets of 6-4 and 6-3.

The winning team displayed a fabulous game, while winning 70 percent of their first serve points in comparison to just 54 percent by Mirza and Strycova.

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Earlier, the Indo-Czech pair of Sania and Barbora had staged a brilliant comeback in the semi-final clash of the tournament on Saturday to script a 6-7 6-1 10-4 against their fifth-seeded opponents.

Mirza and Strycova have been in five finals since they paired up in 2016, winning two of them.

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First Published : 03 Apr 2017, 08:29:00 AM