Sunday, February 07, 2010

Sania Mizra leads India to Top

Sania Mizra and Poojashree Venkatesha scored dominating singles victories as India drubbed hosts Malayisa 3-0 to top pool A of the Asia/Oceania Group II competition in the Fed Cup tennis tournament in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.
With this win, India have qualified for the play-off tie, the winner of which will be promoted to Asia/Oceania Group I. Playing the first rubber, Poojashree thrashed Chin-Bee Khoo 6-1 6-1 to yet again give India the lead and then Sania secured the tie with an identical win over Jawairiah Noordin in the second rubber. India today rested Rushmi Chakravarthy and instead Poojashree partnered Sanaa Bhambri for the doubles rubber, which they won 7-6 6-2 after beating Noordin and Chin-Bee Khoo.

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