Sania in second round of Pattaya Open

February 10th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India’s Sania Mirza overcame a stiff challenge from wildcard Nicha Lertpitaksinchai to enter the second round of Pattaya Open tennis in Thailand here Tuesday.

Sania, ranked 126, defeated the local girl 7-6(4), 7-5 in a match lasting nearly two hours.

Sania is coming back from an abdominal injury which she suffered in the Australian Open.

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