Tennis player Sania Mirza

Melbourne [Australia], Jan 23 : Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Thursday retired from women’s doubles first-round match in the Australian Open due to a calf strain.

Sania and Ukraine’s Nadiia Kichenok were trailing 2-6, 0-1 against the Chinese pair of Xinyun Han and Lin Zhu when Sania suffered a calf strain and decided not to take further part in the game.

Earlier, Sania had staged a winning comeback to the tennis court in the Hobart International with Kichenok. The duo defeated Zhang Shuai and Peng Shuai of China 6-4, 6-4 in the finals.

It was Sania’s first tournament since she gave birth to son Izhaan. It was also her 42nd WTA doubles title. The 33-year-old last played at China Open in October 2017.

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