Sania-Nadiia lose women’s semi-finals



Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Ukrainian partner Nadiia Kichenok on Friday faced a defeat in the women’s doubles semi-finals at the Adelaide International, NDTV reported.

The Sania-Nadiia duo was beaten by locals Ash-leigh Barty and Storm Sanders 1-6, 6-2, 8-10 in a fiery match that lasted one hour and five minutes.

The Indian-Ukraninan duo was knocked out of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tournaments after failing to bag the win at the Adelaide Interna-tional 1 WTA event.

Meanwhile, the Indian duo Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan exceeded the semis with a straight-set win and will be playing against Tomislav Brkić and Santiago Gonzalez to reach the finals.—AP

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