Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Sania Mirza Advances To Second Round At French Open

05/30/2007:
Sania Mirza won againt Alberta Branti in the first round of the French Open, being played at Roland Garros, Paris, to advance to the second round. This is mark a great vicitory for Sania since being upset in her previous two apperances at the Morocco Open and Istanbul Cup. Hyderabadi girl beat out Alberta Brianti of Italy in just under an hour at the score of 6-1, 6-1. Now Sania will take on seventh seed Ana Ivanovic in the second round.
The second-ranked Russian, Maria Sharapova , beat out Emilie Loit of France 6-3, 7-6 (4) to advance to the second round at the French Open.

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Sania Mirza World Rank Improves to 50th

05/29/2007:
Sania Mirza world rank improved to 50th after her play at the Morocco Open and Istanbul Cup. She did not do well in the singles competition but won the doubles title at Morocco Open and reached the doubles final at the Istanbul Cup. Sania is next due to play Italian Alberta Brianti in the French Open and will be partnered with Eva Birnerova of Czech Republic for the doubles matches.

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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Sania Mirza and Y-J Chan Out In The Final Round At Istanbul Cup

05/26/2007:
Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Y-J Chan were upset in the finals by the Polish pair in the Istanbul Cup women's tennis tournament in Turkey. Sania Mirza and her first time partner Yung-Jan Chan of Taiwan were beaten by Agnieszka Radwanska and Urszula Radwanska. Sania had previsoly won the doubles crown at Morocco Open.

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Friday, May 25, 2007

Sania Mirza and Y-J Chan In The Final Round At Istanbul Cup

05/25/2007:
Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Y-J Chan were able to move into the final round of the doubles at the Istanbul Cup. She has eariler won the doubles title at the Morocco Open. They beat Kloesel-Koumantou in the Quarterfinals to enter the final round.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Sania Mirza Defeated In First Round At Istanbul Cup

05/22/2007:
Sania Mirza is having some difficulty upon her return from knee injury. She was knocked out by Meghann Shaughnessy from the $200,000 Istanbul Cup tennis tournament during the 1st round. She also lost in the 1st round in the Morocco Open, but did win the doubles crown at the Morocco Open.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Sania Mirza Had An Early Exit From The Morroco Open

05/16/2007:
Top seeded Sania Mirza did not have a great return. She was defected by Maria Emilia Salerni in the first round of the Morocco Open. Sania was playing after two months of being away from tennis due to her injury. Sania did advance into the second round with her doubles teamat Vania King.

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Monday, May 14, 2007

Sania Mirza is seeded number one in a WTA for Morroco Open

05/14/2007:
Sania Mirza is seeded number one in a WTA event making her the first Indian tennis star to have such a seeding. She has been out with a knee injury, which she suffered a ligament injury while playing in the Qatar Open in Doha back in , in February 2007. She is making a comeback at the Morroco Open. She has teamed up with American Vania King for the doubles competition. Her next stop will be playing in Istanbul, followed by Birmingham, and Holland to get her prepared for Wimbledon.
Neha Uberoi is another Indian who is taking part in the open and will play with Italian Silvia Disderi in the doubles competition.

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Sania Mirza unveils a giant hoarding of Sprite

05/02/2007:
Sania Mirza unveils a giant hoarding of Sprite, brand of Coca Cola at Park Street Rawdon Street crossing in central Kolkata to launch the soft drink. Sania will next been seen playing in the German Open in Berlin, Germany. She has been sidelined with a knee injury but hopes to recover and play in the German Open which is scheduled to start May 7, 2007.

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