Sania in semifinals

HYDERABAD, OCT. 7. Sania Mirza moved into the singles semifinals defeating doubles partner Shelly Stevens of New Zealand 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinal of the ITF women's tennis tournament being played in Lagos (Nigeria) on Thursday, according to information received here.

Sania, combining with Stevens, also moved into the doubles semifinals. The duo beat Maria Abramovic of Croatia and Mathidi Johnsson of France 6-2, 7-6(4).