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Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis won 2015 US Open Women's Doubles title

Sep 14, 2015 11:05 IST

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis on 13 September 2015 won the US Open Women’s Doubles title.

The top-seeded Indo-Swiss pair defeated the fourth-seeded duo of Casey Dellacqua (Kazakhstan) and Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) 6-3 6-3 in the summit clash held in New York.

Incidentally, Martina Hingis also won the Mixed-Doubles title on 12 September 2015 with Leander Paes.

For Sania-Hingis duo, the title was the second Grand Slam in a row as they won their maiden title in July 2015 at the Wimbledon in England.

Now, Sania has five Grand Slam titles overall including three mixed doubles trophies.

In the Mixed doubles category, she won Australian Open (2009) and French Open (2012) with compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi and the 2014 US Open with Bruno Soares.

Apart from the two titles with Sania in 2015, Hingis won the Wimbledon doubles with Helena Sukova in 1996 and Jana Novotna in 1998.

Earlier, the Indo-Swiss pair had won doubles title of BNP Paribas Open on 21 March 2015 and WTA Family Circle Cup doubles title on 12 April 2015.

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