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Sania-Marti beaten

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Stuttgart, April 25: Top seeds Sania Mirza and Marti Hingis were beaten in the women’s doubles fil of the Stuttgart Open tennis tourment by second seeds Caroline Garcia and Kristi Mladenovic, 6-2, 1-6, 6-10. The Indo-Swiss pair went down in one hour and 21 minutes here on Sunday. Sania-Marti were eyeing their 14th title together. They were aiming at their first title since February but were undone by a stunning turround by the French pair. Sania-Marti began the match brightly, winning the first set comfortably 6-2. But the French duo recovered from a set down to clinch the match in the tie-breaker. They were the more aggressive team, hitting 25 winners to 16 by Sania-Marti. It was the second title of the season for the French pair. Sania-Marti have stumbled in their recent tourments, exiting in the second-round at the Miami Masters and the first at the Indian Wells. IANS

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