Sania Mirza clinched her 43rd doubles title with Shuai Zhang winning the Ostrava Open.

Sania Mirza clinched her 43rd doubles title with Shuai Zhang winning the Ostrava Open.

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Category : Sports Published on: September 29 2021

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·         Indian tennis player Sania Mirza won her first title of the season as she and her Chinese partner Shuai Zhang defeated the pair of Caitlin Christian and Erin Routliff in the women's doubles final of the Ostrava Open.

·         The 34-year-old Sania and Zhang defeated the Japanese pair 6-2, 7-5 in the semi-finals of the WTA 500 event.

·         It was the second final of the season for Sania Mirza, who finished runner-up with Christina Machale at the WTA 250 Cleveland event in the USA last month.

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