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Hobart International: Sania Mirza makes winning return, advances to women's doubles quarterfinals

Hobart International: Sania Mirza makes winning return, advances to women's doubles quarterfinals”

At the same time, she entered the women's doubles quarterfinal in the Hobart International tournament along with Nadia Kithenok of Ukraine.

King-McHale beat the fourth-seeded Georgina Garcia Perez and Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain 6-2, 7-5 in the other quarter-final match.

The match between the two strong opponent pairs turned on its head after Sania-Nadiia lost the first set.

However, they pulled things back in the second set, helped by their rivals' inconsistent game.

Sania and Kichenok raised the bar in the last set and showed superior returns to emerge victorious.

Sania is returning to the circuit after two years, having started a family with Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik.

Her parents were also present for the match which marked the ace tennis player's return.

The Hobart International will give Sania the competitive vibe necessary for the upcoming Australian Open too.

Today was one of the vital particular days of my https://t.co/OmE4Vq7KlQ have my mother and father and my little child boy wit me in my first match after so lengthy.and we WON our first spherical.really feel very grateful for the love I'm receiving.

Sania's last tournament was China Open in October 2017 following which she took a long break owing to a combination of injuries and personal reasons.

But a wrist injury caused her to concentrate on doubles, forging a partnership with Swiss great Martina Hingis which produced three Grand Slam titles. She reached 27th place in the 2007 WTA singles rankings.



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