Sania Mirza’s form has started to pick up and her good showing in the Bank of West Classic at Stanford. Shahar Pe’er and Sania Mirza won the doubles title defeating Anna Chakvetadze and Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Suday night. Pe’er has now won back to back doubles titles at Stanford. Last year she had who won the doubles tournament with German Anna-Lena Groenefeld.
Sania failed to win the singles final as she was convincingly defeated by top-seed Anna Chakvetadze of Russia. Chakvetadze, who has now gained many places to reach No. 6 in the ATP women’s rankings won the match 6-3, 6-2.
There was good news for Sania this week and she has now reached her career best ranking of 31. The 20-year-old Indian jumped four places after making her third final appearance at Stanford, that she had attained two years ago in October.