Indian Wells (California): India's Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Barbara Strycova lost in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament here on Tuesday.
The Indo-Czech pair suffered a 4-6, 4-6 defeat against Swtzerland's Martina Hingis and Taiwan's Yung-jan Chan in the quarter-final.
Earlier, Sania and Barbora scored a straight sets win to enter the women's doubles quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open 2017 tennis tournament here on Saturday. The Indo-Czech pair needed around 64 minutes to beat Sara Errani of Italy and Alicja Rosolska of Poland 6-2, 6-3.
Sania and her partner were stronger with their serve, hitting three aces, while Errani and Rosolska committed three double faults.