French Open: Sania Mirza in Second Round of Women's and Mixed Doubles

While Sania Mirza and Cara Black progressed easily to round 2 in the women's doubles competition, Sania had to struggle along with her Romanian partner Horia Tecau to win her mixed doubles match.

updated: May 30, 2014 00:03 IST
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Paris: Indian tennis player Sania Mirza moved into the second round of women's and mixed doubles of the French Open tennis here on Thursday.

Sania and her partner Cara Black of Zimbabwe found it easy as they progressed to Round 2 in the women's doubles competition. However, the Indian had to struggle with her Romanian partner Horia Tecau in the first round of the mixed doubles competition for the win at Roland Garros.

Sania and Cara, seeded fifth, needed only an hour and nine minutes to beat the Slovak-Israeli pair of Daniela Hantuchova and Shahar Peer 6-3, 6-3 on Court No.11 in the women's doubles.

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