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Sania goes down fighting

December 06, 2004 10:58 IST

India's tennis sensation, Sania Mirza, ranked 194 in WTA, went down fighting in the finals of the Bernstein USTA $50,000 Tournament in Palm Beach Florida.

Sania lost to third-seed Sesil Karatantcheva of Bulgaria 6-3, 2-6, 5-7 in the finals on Sunday, according to information received in Hyderabad.

Sania was up 5-4 in the third set having three match points but could not convert into set and match. This tournament will give Sania 36.50 points thus bringing her world ranking to around 170.

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