Beijing, Oct 7: Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Peng Shuai lost their semi-fil match to bow out of the Chi Open tennis championships here on Saturday.
In the semi-fil, the third-seeded India-Chi pair of Sania and Peng were outplayed by Swiss Marti Hingis and Taiwanese Chan Yung-jan 6-2, 1-6, 5-10.
The India-Chi pair started off on a good note as they bagged the first set. Then Hingis and Yung-Jan bounced back in style and clinched the second set.
In the tie-breaker, Sania and Peng never looked to be in contention and they lost the issue to crash out of the meet. IANS