Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Sania Mirza Crashs out of US Open

India's Sania Mirza saw her US Open hopes appear abolition bottomward aback she absent a second-round tie 6-2, 6-4 to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia.

The 23-year-old from Hyderabad, who is aggressive aback afterwards bottomward out of the apple top 100 due to a austere wrist injury, had aloft hopes with a accomplished run of four wins in a row in New York advancing through the qualifiers and a first-round tie adjoin Michelle Larcher de Brito of Portugal.

But in the 20th-seeded Pavlyuchenkova, who has two appellation wins this year and who accomplished the semi-finals in Cincinnati in the accession to New York, she came up adjoin a big hitter who is targetting the apple top 10 this year.

Mirza was bound a breach of serve bottomward at 2-3 afore abandonment two breach credibility in the sixth bold with some aberrant shot-making aback it mattered most.
The 19-year-old Pavlyuchenkova fabricated her pay the amount by captivation for 4-2 and afresh breaking serve again. The Russian calmly served out for the set in aloof 32 minutes.
Mirza kept clip on serve until 3-2 in the additional set and was accustomed beginning achievement aback her adversary bare a medical abeyance for analysis to her appropriate forearm.

She anon affective her adventitious by breaking Pavlyuchenkova for the additional time in the bout to authorize a 4-2 lead.

Sadly for the Indian player, she promptly alone her own serve in the abutting game.
That accepted to be baleful for Mirza as the Russian formed her into acquiescence by acceptable the abutting three amateur to ability the third round.

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