US Open 2016: Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig crash out of mixed doubles

Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig went down to Barbora Krejcikova of Czech Republic and Marin Draganja of Croatia in straight sets 3-6 4-6.

By: PTI | New York | Published:September 5, 2016 2:10 am
us open 2016, us open, sania mirza, sania mirza india, sania, sania mirza us open, us open results, tennis Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig were seeded number one in the mixed doubles. (Source: AP)

Sania Mirza’s campaign in the mixed doubles came to an end as she and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig lost their second round match against unheralded Barbora Krejcikova of Czech Republic and Marin Draganja of Croatia in straight sets 3-6 4-6.

The match lasted for only 65 minutes as the Indo-Croat pair were outplayed in both the sets.

Mirza-Dodig were broken twice in the first four games as it became impossible to make a comeback losing the first set at 3-6.

In the second set, the Czech-Croat pair broke thrice despite being themselves broken twice to wrap the set at 6-4.

It was the 71 percent overall points that they won frst serve which made the overall difference.