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Sania Mirza Makes Winning Return To WTA Circuit, Enters Women’s Doubles Qfs Of Hobart International

Hobart: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza made a successful return to the WTA circuit by advancing to the ladies’s doubles quarterfinals of the Hobart Worldwide Event right here on Tuesday.

Returning to the court docket after two years, Sania and her Ukrainian associate Nadia Kichenok prevailed 2-6 7-6 (3) 10-Three over Oksana Kalashnikova of Georgia and Japan’s Miyu Kato in a contest lasting one hour and 41 minutes.

The Indo-Ukrainian pair will subsequent be up towards Individuals Vania King and Christina McHale.

The US mixture upstaged fourth-seeded Spainish duo of Georgina Garcia Perez and Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-2 7-5 in a spherical of 16 conflict.

Throughout her two years away from the sport, the 33-year-old Sania battled harm breakdowns earlier than taking a proper break to provide beginning to her son Izhaan.

The 33-year-old final performed at China Open in October 2017.

(PTI)

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