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Sania Mirza 's prusit for a grand slam title was stopped by 6th seed Russian Anna Chakvetadze at the U.S. Open being played in New York. Anna defeated the Indian ace 6-2, 6-3.
Sania Mirza Beats Laura Granville To Advance To 3rd Round At US Open
Sania Mirza defeated Laura Granville 6-3, 7-5 in the 2nd round at the US open to advance. Sania will now face sixth seeded Russian Anna Chakvetadze. Anna has defeated Sania 3 times already this year at the Hobart semi-final, Cincinnati semi-final and final at Stanford respectivily and has already won four tournaments this year. This will be a good test for Sania.
Sania Mirza Ranked 30 and To Second Round At East West Bank Classic
Sania Mirza beat Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak 6-3, 6-2. Sania will now face Martina Hingis. Sania moved up in ranks after having a nice performance at the Cincinnati and San Diego. She will play with her partner Bethanie Mattek of the USA against Janette Husarova of Slovakia and Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands in the doubles match.
Sania Mirza To Face Maria Sharapova In Acura Classic
Sania Mirza beat eight seeded Dinara Safina of Russia, 6-1, 6-2 to continue her great run. The 20-year-old Hyderabadi girl has won 10 of last 12 matches and now will face top seed and world no. 2 Maria Sharapova in the Acura Classic in San Diego, California. Others who advanced are Russia's Maria Kirilenko, ninth seeded Elena Dementieva, Anna Chakvetadze, fourth seed Nadia Petrova and no. 11 Patty Schnyder beat Martina Hingis.
Sania Mirza Moves On In Acura Classic
Sania Mirza beat 18th-ranked Shahar Peer of Israel in the first round of the Acura Classic, being played in San Diego, CA. Shahar Peer was her doubles partner during Wimbledon and West Bank Classic. Sania will now face Eleni Daniilidou of Greece.
Sania Mirza Now Ranked 31
Sania Mirza jumped four places to 31 in the latest world rankings. Sanai was defeated by Russian Anna Chakvetadze 6-3, 6-2 in the $600,000 West Bank Classic WTA being played in Stanford, USA. But she did manage to upset Patty Schnyder and Tatiana Golovin on her way to the final. Sanai won the doubles title with her partner Shahar Peer of Israel.
Sania Mirza Out Of Cincinnati Open
Sania Mirza lost to top seed Anna Chakvetadze of Russia 2-6, 7-5, 3-6 to end her run at the women's open in Cincinnati. Anna Chekvetadze willl play Akiko Morigami in the finals.
Sania Mirza Moves To Quarter Finals
Sania Mirza beat Varvara Lepchenko from Uzbekistan 6-2, 6-2 in the Cincinnati hardcourt tournament. Russian Anna Chakvetadze also reached the quarter-finals by defeating Anda Perianu of Romanian.
Sania Mirza Out Of Wimbledon Championship
Sania Mirza and winner of Wimbledon singles title, Venus Williams both moved up in ranking. Sania is now ranked 38th in the singles rankings as well as doubles rankings, while Venus moved to No. 17. For Venus, 2007 Wimbledon marked her forth Wimbledon singles title, her previous titles were in 2000, 2001 and 2005, and she was ranked num 1 in 2002. Currently the top three ranking are as follows Justine Henin as num 1, followed by Maria Sharapova and then Jelena Jankovic.
Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Fabrice Santoro were defeated by Katernia Srebotnik of Slovakia and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia at the French Open.
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.
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.