Saturday, September 02, 2006

US Open 2006: Sania loses in second round

Sania loses to Francesca Schiavone in the second round 7-5, 1-6, 2-6. Read the match report "Star of India Ousted by No 14 Seed Schiavone" from US Open web site.

In the women's doubles, 11th seeded Sania/ Liezel Huber advanced to the second round with an easy win over Neha Uberoi/ Angela Haynes 6-4, 6-0.

In the men's doubles, Mahesh Bhupathi/ Xavier Malisse pair had lost to Leos Friedl/ Mikhail Youzhny in straight sets 4-6, 4-6. The 6th seeded pair of Leander Paes/ Martin Damm had an easy outing against Petr Pala/ Robin Vik with a straight sets victory 6-1, 6-2.

However in the mixed doubles, the 3rd seeds Leander/ Samantha Stosur had lost in the first round to unseeded Max Mirnyi/ Victoria Azarenka 6-3, 2-6, [5-10]. Mahesh has not entered the mixed doubles event. Sania is in the mixed doubles with Pavel Vizner.


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