Sania-Martina crash out of WTA Finals semis

Sania-Martina crash out of WTA Finals semis


Indian star Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis lost a bitterly-fought semi-final to crash out of the WTA Finals tennis tournament here on Saturday.
The second-seeded Indo-Swiss combination squandered a one-set lead to go down 6-3, 2-6, 6-10 to the Russian pair of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina.

The fourth-seeded Russians will meet third seeds Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic and Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the final on Sunday.

Lucie and Bethanie defeated top seeds Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic 6-3, 7-5 in the other semi-final on Saturday.


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Rajesh Ahuja

I am a veteran journalist based in Chandigarh India.I joined the profession in June 1982 and worked as a Staff Reporter with the National Herald at Delhi till June 1986. I joined The Hindu at Delhi in 1986 as a Staff Reporter and was promoted as Special Correspondent in 1993 and transferred to Chandigarh. I left The Hindu in September 2012 and launched my own newspaper ventures including this news portal and a weekly newspaper NORTH INDIA KALEIDOSCOPE (currently temporarily suspended).