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Sania Mirza-Ankita Raina vs Nadiia Kichenok-Lyudmyla Kichenok tennis Olympics 2021 LIVE scores, updates & commentary; Mirza/Raina go down in third-set shootout

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 25, 2021 03:49 GMT

Mirza/Raina lose 6-0, 6-7(0), [8-10]

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03:49 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

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03:47 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

There will be a lot to think over for Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina, who had the match on their racquet. 
Sumit Nagal now remains the sole Indian hope in the tennis event.

03:45 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

Absolute despair for the Indian duo. They were two points away from victory, but the Ukrainians had other plans.

03:44 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

The Kichenok sisters have completed the epic comeback! They are heading into the second round!

03:43 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

9-8; UKRAINE! MATCH POINT

03:43 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

Incredible scenes on court 11 as the Indians level!

03:43 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

8-8: WE ARE LEVEL. WHAT EVEN HAPPENED!

03:42 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

8-7: Ukraine! Are the Indians pulling off a miracle?

03:42 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

8-6; Ukraine! THIS MATCH HAS ALL THE DRAMA!

03:41 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

8-5: Ukraine. 

03:40 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

8-4: Ukraine. This match is not for the weak-hearted.

03:40 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

8-3: Ukraine! The Indians have scooped out a couple of points.

03:38 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

8-1: Ukraine! The Indians manage to take a point.

03:37 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

This match has taken a complete turn. 8-0: Ukraine!

03:36 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

7-0:Ukraine! A monumental lead for the Kichenoks!

03:36 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

6-0: Ukraine! The Indians are failing to find any answers.

03:35 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

5-0: Ukraine! 

03:34 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

3-0: Ukraine

03:34 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

2-0: Ukraine.

03:31 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

The team first to 10 points wins the match!

03:31 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

We are going the distance! The Kichenok sisters have forced a third set super tiebreak!

03:30 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

6-0: SIX SET POINTS for Ukraine!

03:29 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

5-0: Five straight points for the Ukrainians!

03:29 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

4-0: Ukraine! This set is slipping out of the hands of the Indians.

03:28 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

What a sudden turn of events! 

03:28 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

3-0: Ukraine! 

03:27 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

2-0: Ukraine! The Indians need to produce something special now.

03:26 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

1-0: Ukraine

03:25 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

TIEBREAKER!

03:25 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

We're headed to a second set tiebreak!

03:25 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

40-15: the Indians need to find something in the reserves here.

03:24 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

30-0: Both Mirza and Raina fail to connect on the return. Looks like we're headed for a tiebreaker

03:23 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

15-0: Poor start.

03:22 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

Mirza/Raina lead 6-5*, ensure a tiebreaker

03:20 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

The balance has been restored in this second set. The Kichenok twins reel off three straight games to make it 5-5.

03:19 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

5-5 in the second set

03:19 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

AD: Long rally and the Ukrainians come out on top.

03:18 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

Raina pulls a big return out of the hat!

03:18 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

DEUCE

03:18 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

40-30: A missed return and this is not looking good.

03:17 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

30-30: Two points away from the win!

03:16 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

15-15: Raina connects on a big backhand! The Indians need to close this out here!

03:13 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

30-40: Break point for the Kichenoks!

03:12 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

30-30: This game is becoming intense!

03:11 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

15-0

03:10 (GMT)25 JUL 2021

6-0, 5*-3: The Ukrainians successfully hold serve. Mirza/Raina will have to serve this match out.
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