Mirza's victory her second of 2010

Updated: June 7, 2010, 1:10 PM ET
Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, England -- India's Sania Mirza beat Taiwan's Yung-Jan Chan 6-1, 6-4 in the first round of the Aegon Classic on Monday for just her second win this year.

With the twin distractions of a high-profile wedding to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik and a persistent wrist injury, Mirza has played only seven matches this year.

The victory earned her a second-round match with Tamarine Tanasugarn, the Thai player who reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon two years ago.

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