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Sania-Huber enter second round
September 01, 2006 11:28 IST
Sania Mirza and Liezel Huber of South Africa beat the American pair of Angela Haynes and Neha Uberoi in the first round of the women's doubles at the US Open in New York on Thursday.
11th seeds Mirza and Huber won 6-4, 6-0 to storm into the second round.
They will next face France's Stephanie Cohen-Aloro and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain, who beat Julia Schruff of Germany and Austria's Sybille Bammer 7-5, 6-2.
Earlier, Sania was knocked out of the women's singles by Italian Francesca Schiavone. The Indian ace went down 7-5, 1-6, 2-6, in the second round match.