New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Indian star Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Shuai Peng entered the women’s doubles semi-finals of the US Open tennis tournament with a straight sets win over Timea Babos of Hungary and Andrea Hlavackova of Czech Republic here on Thursday.
The fourth seeded Sino-Indian pair needed an hour and 56 minutes to carve out a 7-6, 6-4 victory over their fifth seeded opponents in the quarter-finals.
They will meet the winner of the quarter-final clash between H.A Chan of Taipei and S. Zhang of China and the Taipei-Swiss pair of Y. Chan and Martina Hingis for a place in the final.
The seventh seeded Czech pair of L. Hradecka and K. Siniakova will take on third seeded compatriots L. Safarova and B. Strycova in the other semi-final.
Rohit Sharma Slams Media For Too Much Criticising Rishabh Pant
The 22-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has consistently faced huge criticism for his weak performances in international cricket. Rohit Sharma, the limited-overs vice-captain, has slammed the media for too much criticising the youngster. Rishabh Pant made his international cricket debut in February 2017 through the T20I…
We Should Organise IPL When Everything is Fine: Harbhajan Singh
The veteran Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh feels ok to play the IPL 2020 in empty stadiums in the wake of novel COVID-19 or coronavirus outbreak, but he first wants to see everything is okay before the tournament. Like the many other nations, India is also…