Sania Mirza-Ons Jabeur pair loses in the first round of WTA tournament in Cincinnati

Sania Mirza in partnership with Ons Jabeur was beaten 7-5, 6-2 by Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Rybakina in the doubles first round of the $2,114,989 WTA tennis tournament.

Sania Mirza

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Sania Mirza and Ons Jabeur pair was beaten 7-5, 6-2 by Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Rybakina in the doubles first round of the $2,114,989 WTA tennis tournament in Cincinnati.

In the $115,000 event in Chicago, Ankita Raina in partnership with Ekaterina Gorgodze of Georgia knocked out the second seeds Renata Voraccova and Julia Wachaczyk 6-2, 2-6, 10-8 in the doubles pre-quarterfinals.

The results

$2,114,989 WTA, Cincinnati, US
Doubles (first round): Veronika Kudermetova (Rus) & Elena Rybakina (Kaz) bt Ons Jabeur (Tun) & Sania Mirza 7-5, 6-2.

$115,000 WTA, Chicago, US
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Ekaterina Gorgodze (Geo) & Ankita Raina bt Renata Voracova (Cze) & Julia Wachaczyk (Ger) 6-2, 2-6, [10-8].

$25,000 ITF men, Ueberlingen, Germany
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Eduard Esteve Lobato & Oriol Roca Batalla (Esp) bt Thibaut Gadilhe (Fra) & Tarun Anirudh Chilakalapudi 6-4, 6-2.

$25,000 ITF women, Ourense, Spain

Singles (first round): Yvonne Cavalle-Reimers (Esp) bt Rutuja Bhosale 6-3, 6-1.

$15,000 ITF women, Monastir, Tunisia
Singles (first round): Chiraz Bechri (Tun) bt Ashmitha Easwaramurthi 6-2, 6-0; Ramu Ueda (Jpn) bt Humera Baharmus 6-0, 6-3; Saki Imamura (Jpn) bt Bhuvana Kalva 3-1 (retired).

$15,000 ITF women, Erwitte, Germany
Doubles (quarterfinals): Lisa-Marie Rioux (Jpn) & Saumya Vig w.o. Oana Gavrila (Rou) & Elizabeth Halbauer (US).

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