Sania-Chia lose doubles semifinal in Miami

April 4th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS  

Miami, April 4 (IANS) India’s Sania Mirza and Chia-Jung Chuang of Taiwan
(Chinese Taipei) lost to Lisa Raymond of the US and Czech Kveta Peschke in the women’s doubles semifinal of the $4.5 million Sony Ericsson Open tennis tournament.

The unseeded Indian-Chinese pair went down 6-7 (5), 4-6 to the the third seeds Friday.

Raymond and Peschke will face wild cards Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia and Amelie Mauresmo of France, who beat Switzerland’s Patty Schnyder and Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany 7-6 (6), 6-3 in the other semifinal.

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