Sania Mirza stormed into her first Grand Slam doubles final as she and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina defeated American duo of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond in a thrilling three-setter in the semifinals of the French Open on Wednesday. Seeded seventh in the tournament, Sania and Vesnina beat their fourth seeded opponents 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 in 105 minute semifinal contest at the Roland Garros. This is Sania's third Grand Slam final appearance in her career - the first two being in the mixed doubles in the Australian Open.
Story first published: Thursday, June 2, 2011, 11:41 [IST]
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