Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis duo wins Singapore BNP Paribas WTA Finals [ Current Affairs ]

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Sania Mirza (India) and Martina Hingis (Switerzerland) has won the 2015 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Women’s double category. In the final match played in Singapore, the Indo - Swiss duo overcome Spanish pair of Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro by 6 - 0, 6 - 3 score.

It is the ninth World Tennis Association (WTA) doubles titles won by the Indo - Swiss pair together in 2015.

Achievements of the Indo - swiss duo:

  • They have won the Indian Wells Open
  • Miami Open
  • Charleston Open
  • Wimbledon
  • US Open
  • Guangzhou Open
  • Wuhan Open
  • China Open

About Sania Mirza:

  • Sania Imran was born on 15 November 1986.
  • She is an Indian professional tennis player, presently ranked world No. 1 in women’s doubles.

Awards:

  • Arjuna Award (2004)
  • WTA New Comer of the Year (2005)
  • Padma Shri (2006)
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2015)

About Martina Hingis:

  • She was born on 30 September 1980 in switzerland.
  • 12 - year - old Hingis became the youngest player to win a Grand Slam junior title in 1993.
  • She has won five major titles in 2015, 3rd doubles year - end Championship, and Return to No. 1 in doubles.

- Published on: November 3, 2015