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Mirza- Hingis clinch WTA Year-End No.1 ranking

Martina Hingis of Switzerland (L) jumps into the arms of Sania Mirza of India after they defeated Casey Dellacqua of Australia and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in the women's doubles final match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York, September 13, 2015.   REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RTSWED
Martina Hingis of Switzerland (L) jumps into the arms of Sania Mirza of India after they defeated Casey Dellacqua of Australia and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in the women's doubles final match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York, September 13, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RTSWED

New Delhi, Oct.31 : Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis clinched 2015 WTA- Year-End number one doubles ranking on Saturday.

Mirza and Hingis have won eight women’s doubles titles this year, including two Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon and the US Open, since joining forces in March at the BNP Paribas Open.

The Swiss great described their achievement as ‘incredible’, adding that ending the year with number one rank was beyond her expectations.

Meanwhile, Mirza said that she is really glad to attain one of her main goals to end the year as number one.

The Indo-Swiss pair is just one win away from clinching their ninth women’s doubles title of the year following their 6-4, 6-2 triumph over Chinese pair Hao Ching Chan and Yung Jan Chan in the thrilling semi-final clash. (ANI)