Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis clinch seventh WTA title of the season at Wuhan Open

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis have won their last three tournaments and their last 13 matches without dropping a single set.

By: Reuters | Wuhan | Updated: October 3, 2015 2:46:18 pm
Sania Mirza, Sania Mirza Martina Hingis, Martina Hingis Sania Mirza, Sania Mirza Martina Hingis Wimbledon, Sania Mirza US Open, Tennis News, Tennis Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza pose for pictures as they celebrate after winning their women’s doubles final match at the Wuhan Open tennis tournament. (Source: Reuters)

Ace Indian tennis star Sania Mirza continued her superb run with Swiss partner Martina Hingis as the duo clinched its seventh title together by winning the Wuhan Open women’s doubles trophy on Saturday.

The top-seeded pair eased past the Romanian team of Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu 6-2, 6-3 in the title clash.

“Title number 7 #SanTina @mhingis #WuhanOpen,” the Indian star tweeted accompanied by a picture of the duo with the trophy.

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Sania and Hingis had it relatively easy in the second round, quarterfinals and semi-finals after getting a first round bye in the tournament.

Sania and Hingis dropped serve three times and fought back from a 2-0 deficit in the second set to emerge triumphant in the summit clash on Saturday.

With today’s win, the Indo-Swiss pairing has seven WTA doubles titles together this year — Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston, Wimbledon, the US Open, Guangzhou and Wuhan.

They have won their last three tournaments and their last 13 matches without dropping a single set.

They now head to the China Open in Beijing, where they have been given the top billing.

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