Sania-Mattek storms into East West Classic quarters

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Los Angeles, Jul 23 (UNI) Starting her campaign in the 600,000 dollar East West Classic tournament on a winning note, Sania Mirza added another feather to her cap entering the doubles quarterfinals with her partner Bethanie Mattek defeating Vania King and Alla Kudryavtseva in straight sets here.

The second seeded Indo-American pair outplayed the American- Russian duo 6-3 6-4 in the first round of the hard court event.

Next, they would be facing the Russian pair of Elena Versina and Vera Zvonareva, who beat American wild card Tracy Lin and Riza Zalameda 6-4 6-4 in the opening round.

In the singles, Sania won the first round match yesterday against her Czech opponent Eva Hrdinova in straight sets.

The Hyderabadi girl is now warming up to play against Chinese Meng Yuan in the second round.


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