Sania Mirza-Shaui Zhang pair loses doubles quarterfinals in Luxembourg

Sania Mirza and Shaui Zhang pair was beaten 3-6, 6-3, 10-8 by Greet Minnen and Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium in the doubles quarterfinals of the €189,708 WTA tennis tournament.

File picture of Sania Mirza.   -  AP

Sania Mirza in partnership with Shaui Zhang was beaten 3-6, 6-3, 10-8 by Greet Minnen and Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium in the doubles quarterfinals of the €189,708 WTA tennis tournament in
Luxembourg.

In the Challenger in France, fourth seeds Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja missed two match points in the doubles semifinals, and were beaten 4-6, 7-6(7), 10-8 by the Dutch pair of Bart Stevens and Tim Van Rijthoven.

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The Indian pair collected 33 ATP points and €1,380. In the ITF men’s event in Egypt, Rishab Agarwal in partnership with Diego Augusto Barreto Sanchez of Spain made the doubles final.

The results

€189,708 WTA, Luxembourg
Doubles (quarterfinals): Greet Minnen & Alison Van Uytvanck (Bel) bt Shuai Zhang (Chn) & Sania Mirza 3-6, 6-3, [10-8].

€66,640 Challenger, Rennes, France
Doubles (semifinals): Bart Stevens & Tim Van Rijthoven (Ned) bt Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan & Purav Raja 4-6, 7-6(7), [10-8].

$52,080 Challenger, Cary, US
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Michael Mmoh (US) bt Sasikumar Mukund 6-4, 6-4.

$15,000 ITF men, Cairo, Egypt
Doubles (semifinals): Diego Augusto Barreto Sanchez (Esp) & Rishab Agarwal bt Davide Galoppini & Marco Miceli (Ita) 6-3, 7-6(3); Quarterfinals: Diego Augusto Barreto Sanchez & Rishab Agarwal bt Alessio De Bernards & Francesco Passaro (Ita) 7-6(5), 6-3.

$15,000 ITF men, Monastir, Tunisia
Singles (quarterfinals): Li Tu (Aus) bt Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam 6-4, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF women, Melilla, Spain
Doubles (quarterfinals): Enola Chiesa (Ita) & Sathwika Sama bt Nina Rudiukova & Anastasia Veselova (Rus) 6-4, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF women, Monastir, Tunisia
Singles (quarterfinals): Elena Milovanovic (Srb) bt Sravya Shivani 6-2, 6-3.  Doubles (quarterfinals): Sharmada Balu & Sravya Shivani bt Alejandra Gutierrez (Col) & Shelby Prince (US) 6-1, 6-3; Yuka Hosoki (Jpn) & Ma YeXin (Chn) bt Emma Van Poppel (Ned) & Jennifer Luikham 6-1, 6-0.

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