Australian Open: Sania Mirza reaches finals of mixed doubles

27 Jan 2017 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
2017 Australian Open - Day 12 Updates!

Second seeded Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig marched into the finals of mixed doubles at the 2017 Australian Open.

They defeated the Australian pair of Samantha Stosur and Sam Groth 6-4, 2-6, 10-5 in a super tie break match which lasted one hour and 18 minutes.

It will be fifth Australian Open final for Sania Mirza.

In context: 2017 Australian Open - Day 12 Updates!

27 Jan 2017Australian Open: Sania Mirza reaches finals of mixed doubles

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Sania Mirza will be looking forward to her seventh grand slam title as she plays the mixed doubles final. She has two Australian Open titles, two US Open and one each of Wimbledon and French Open in doubles category.
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