Sania Mirza and Christina McHale lose final in Cleveland

Sania Mirza and Christina McHale went down in the final of the WTA 250 tournament on Saturday.

Sania Mirza and Christina McHale during the final of the Cleveland Championships.   -  AFP

Sania Mirza in partnership with Christina McHale of the U.S. was beaten by the top seeded Japanese pair of Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara 7-5, 6-3 in the doubles final of the USD 235,238 WTA tennis tournament in Cleveland, U.S.

The champion team collected 280 WTA points and USD 10,300. The Indo-American pair pocketed 180 points and USD 6000.

The results

USD 235,238 WTA, Cleveland, U.S.
Doubles (final): Shuko Aoyama & Ena Shibahara (Jpn) bt Christina McHale (U.S.) & Sania Mirza 7-5, 6-3.

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