Asian Games: Sania Mirza Assured of Silver in Mixed Doubles

Sania Mirza had earlier settled for bronze in the women's doubles in tennis at the Asian Games.

updated: September 28, 2014 22:16 IST
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Incheon: Saketh Myneni got himself in line for two gold medals by reaching the finals of both men's doubles and mixed doubles events even as other Indian tennis players, including Sania Mirza, clinched three bronze at the Asian Games. (Medal Tally | Day 9 Blog)

Saketh and Sanam Singh overcame experienced Thai twins Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana 4-6 6-3 10-6 in the men's doubles semifinals, which lasted 67 minutes.

Later in the day, the big-serving Myneni combined with seasoned doubles exponent Sania to reach the mixed doubles summit clash with a convincing 6-1 6-3 win over Chinese pair of Zie Zheng and Ze Zhang. (What do you think of Sania's performance so far? Is she performing to her potential? Fans have been writing to us, you can too)

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