Birmingham: Sania Mirza’s comeback from injury ended in agony as she lost in the second round of the WTA DFS Classic here on Wednesday. Sania, seeded sixth, went down 6-3, 6-0 to New Zealand’s Marina Erakovic.

However, Sunitha, a qualifier, continued her winning run as she rallied to beat local challenger Naomi Cavaday 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.

Nadal moves up

Rafael Nadal advanced to the third round at Queen’s Club on Wednesday beating Jonas Bjorkman 6-2, 6-2.

The results:

At London: ATP Artois Championships: Second round: Andy Roddick bt Robby Ginepri 6-7(6), 6-1, 6-1; Richard Gasquet bt Simone Bolelli 6-3, 6-3; Kei Nishikori bt Olivier Patience 7-6(8), 6-3; Lleyton Hewitt bt Xavier Malisse 6-3, 6-2; Ernests Gulbis bt Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-3; Rafael Nadal bt Jonas Bjorkman 6-2, 6-2; Mardy Fish bt Chris Guccione 4-6, 7-6(0), 6-4; Novak Djokovic bt Roko Karanusic 6-2, 7-6(7); Fernando Gonzalez bt Marat Safin 6-3, 7-6(3); Nicolas Mahut bt John Isner 7-5, 6-4.

At Halle: ATP Gerry Weber Open: Second round: Philipp Kohlschreiber bt Tommy Haas 7-5 5-7 7-6(5); Robin Soederling bt Tomas Berdych 6-2, 7-5; Andreas Beck bt Mischa Zverev 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 6-1.

First round: Roger Federer bt Michael Berrer 6-4, 6-2.

At Warsaw: ATP Orange Warsaw Open: Nikolai Davydenko bt Jiri Vanek 4-6, 7-5, 6-1; Juan Monaco bt Florent Serra 7-5, 6-3; Evgeny Korolev bt Potito Starace 7-5, 4-0 (retd.); Marcel Granollers bt Marcos Daniel 6-2, 6-4.

At Birmingham: WTA DFS Classic: Second round: Alona Bondarenko bt Virginia Ruano Pascual 7-6(4), 3-6, 7-5; Marina Erakovic bt Sania Mirza 6-3, 6-0; Melinda Czink bt Olga Govortsova 6-3, 7-6(6); Yanina Wickmayer bt Casey Dellacqua 6-2, 3-6, 6-3; Camille Pin bt Marta Domachowska 6-4, 6-2; Sunitha Rao bt Naomi Cavaday 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.

At Barcelona: WTA Barcelona-Kia Championship: Second round: María José Martínez Sánchez bt Pauline Parmentier 6-2, 6-4; Sara Errani bt Varvara Lepchenko 6-4, 7-5; Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro bt Magdalena Rybarikova 7-6(3), 6-0.

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