[Yahoo] Mirza into Cincinnati quarterfinals (AP)

Rusty Backhand
07-22-2005, 01:01 AM
Sania Mirza defeated Puerto Rico's Kristina Brandi 7-6 (5), 7-5 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Women's Open. Mirza, ranked 70th going into the $170,000 Tier III tournament after finishing 206th last year, was one point away from losing the second set before rallying from a 5-3 deficit.