Grand Slam Finals More About Nerves Than Tennis: Sania Mirza to NDTV

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza said she dedicated her US Open triumph to India and the new state of Telengana.

updated: September 07, 2014 18:16 IST
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Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares celebrate after winning the US Open mixed doubles title.

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Sania Mirza, who won her third Grand Slam mixed doubles title on Friday, winning the US Open crown with Brazilian partner Bruno Soares, said she was glad to stick together with her partner in a pressure situation.

"Any Grand Slam final comes down to a lot of nerves. It is not so much about tennis. I'm glad we stuck together.

"We tried to stay positive. We held our nerves and emerged victorious," Mirza told NDTV on Sunday. (Leave Decision on Playing Asian Games to Federation: Sania Mirza)

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