Sania-Hingis win Wuhan Open, year’s seventh title


The top-seeded pair Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis defeated the Romanian duo Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu in straight sets to win the doubles title at the Wuhan Open tennis tournament in China on Saturday.

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The Indo-Swiss combination hardly broke the sweat as they vanquished their opponents 6-2, 6-3.

This was the seventh title that Sania and Hingis have won this year. They have also won the Wimbledon and the US Open titles this year.

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Sania and Hingis earlier defeated fourth seeds Hao-Ching Chan and Yung-Jan Chan of  Chinese Taipei 6-2, 6-1 in the semi-finals in only 53 minutes.

The Indo-Swiss pair’s title triumph was in the Guangzhou Open. They have now won an impressive seven doubles titles together, including the Wimbledon and US Open.

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