She won a doubles’ appellation at the China Open aftermost week, but there was no end to Sania’s poor singles run as the 125th ranked Indian went bottomward 1—6 6—4 5—7 to the Russian, ranked 175 in the world, in a little over two hours.
Watched by her husband, Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, Sania looked decayed in the aboriginal set activity bottomward tamely in beneath than 30 account and was burst in the third, fifth and seventh games.
In the additional set, Sania begin her accent to booty the set afterwards actuality bottomward 2—4 and accepting break in the seventh and ninth amateur afterwards Bychkova committed bristles bifold faults.
The Indian raced to a 5—2 advance in the decider but Bychkova clawed aback breaking her in the eight, 10th and the 12th game.Sania had two bout credibility in the 11th game, but Bychkova hit an ace to get aback into the match.
In the 12th game, Sania had an befalling to akin array and force a tie—break but she bifold faulted alert and that closed her fate.