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Sania-Cara outclass Jankovic-Santonja to reach Tokyo Open final

PTI logoPTI 19-09-2014

TOKYO: Putting up yet another dominating performance, defending champions Sania Mirza and Cara Black outclassed Jelena Jankovic and Arantxa Parra Santonja 6-3, 6-2 to reach the summit clash of the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open, here on Friday.

The top seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair took only 63 minutes to overcome the unseeded Serbian-Spanish combo in the semifinals of the $1,000,000 hard court event.

Sania and Cara played tremendous service games, winning 24 of the 30 first service points. They surrendered serve only one time while saved four break chances.

Jelena and Arantxa could capitalise on only one of the five chances they got in the contest.

Sania and Cara will now taken on the winners of the other semifinal match between the second seeded American pair of Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears and fourth seeds Spaniards Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro.

From Tokyo, Sania will fly straight to Incheon in Korea to compete in the Asian Games.

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