Sania-Hsieh make a winning start
Brisbane: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza began the 2015 season and her partnership with Su-Wei Hsieh with a hard fought 7-5 6-3 win over Jarmila Gajdosova and Ajla Tomljanovic, here today.
The top-seeded Indo-Taipei pair got the better of unseeded Australian-Croatian pair in one hour and 10 minutes.
In the quarterfinals of the USD 1,000,000 premier WTA event, Sania and Hsieh face the Australian sister pair of Anastasia and Arina Rodionova.
Sania had a tremendous 2014 season with Zimbabwean partner Cara Black, with whom she won the year-end finale in Singapore.