Saturday, September 26, 2015

Martina Hingis & Sania Mirza reach Guangzhou Open semis

Guangzhou: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis stormed into the semi-finals of the women's doubles of the Guangzhou Open tennis tournament with a straight-set victory over their rivals here on Thursday.

The top seeded Indo-Swiss pair beat unseeded German-Romanian duo of Anna-Lena Friedsam and Monica Niculescu 6-2 6-3 in the quarter-finals in just an hour and five minutes at the Guangzhou International Tennis Center.

Sania and Martina, who recently won the US Open doubles title, will take on Israeli-Swedish combination of Julia Glushko and Rebecca Peterson in the semi-finals of the USD 226,750 hard court event on Friday.

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