Sania Mirza and Christina McHale storm into doubles semi of WTA 250 event Tennis in the Land

Sania Mirza and Christina McHale storm into doubles semi of WTA 250 event Tennis in the Land

By Saurabh Singh | AITA

The Indian tennis star Sania Mirza along with her American partner Christina McHale stormed into the doubles Semi-finals of the WTA 250 event Tennis in the Land after scoring an upset win over the third-seeded pairing of Czech Republic’s Lucie Hradecka and Shuai Zhang of China at Cleveland, United States.

The Indo-American duo wrapped up their quarter’s proceedings in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 in just 61 minutes.

During the course of the match, Mirza-McHale came up strong in their first serve, winning nearly 80% of their points in the first serve while their opponents had the upper hand in second serve points won.

The winners Mirza-McHale are now slated to go against the unseeded team of Norwayโ€™s Ulrikke Eikeri and American Catherine Harrison.

Tennis in the Land is a WTA 250 category event carrying a prize purse of $235,238.

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