Sania-Martina in Wuhan Open doubles final

Wuhan (China): Top doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis will be eyeing their seventh title together after entering the final of the Wuhan Open tennis tournament here on Friday.

The No.1 seeds brushed aside the challenge of No.4 seeded Chinese Taipean duo of Hao-Ching Chan and Yung-Jan Chan 6-2, 6-1 in just 53 minutes.

They won 53 of the 88 total points and converted five of the 10 break points received in a completely one-sided affair to set up a final date against the unseeded Romanian pair of Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu.

Camelia Begu-Niculescu defeated Czech Republic’s Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 6-4,1-6,10-8 also on Friday.

The Indo-Swiss pair earlier defeated fifth seeded American pair of Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears 6-2, 6-2 in the last eight stage.

Sania-Martina recently won the Guangzhou Open. They have won an impressive six titles together including triumphs at Wimbledon and US Open.