Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win 2015 Guangzhou Open title [ Current News (Concise) ]

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About Sania Mirza: She was born on 15th November 1986. She was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is a successful and famous Indian tennis player. She started her professional career in 2003. She is the highest ranked female Indian player. Currently she is ranked no. 1 in the women’s double title worldwide.

Image of Sania Mirza

Image of Sania Mirza

Winner of 2015 Guangzhou Open title

About her achievements:

  • She was ranked as India’s no. 1 player by the women’s tennis association until 2013 where she retired from playing singles.
  • In Mid 2007 she was ranked 27th in singles title in the world.
  • She has played for Commonwealth games, Asian games and Afro - Asian games and won 14 medals out of which 6 were gold.
  • She was named as 50 heroes of Asia by the Time magazine in 2005.
  • In 2010 she was listed in 33 women who made India proud by Economic Times.

About Martina Hingis: She is also known as Martina Hingisova Molitor.

Image of Martina Hingis

Image of Martina Hingis

Winner of 2015 Guangzhou Open title

  • She was born on 30th September 1980 in Switzerland.
  • She is a Swiss professional tennis player.
  • She was ranked no. 1 for 209 weeks.
  • She started her professional career in 1994.
  • Currently she is ranked 2nd in the women’s doubles title worldwide.

About her achievements:

  • She has won a combination of 20 major titles including 5 singles, 11 women’s doubles, 4 mixed doubles.
  • In Women’s Tennis association (WTA) held in 2006 she was ranked 6th worldwide and won 3 titles for singles.
  • She was ranked as 22nd greatest player by the Times magazine in 2005.
  • She was named as “30 Legends of Women’s Tennis: Past, Present and Future” by Time in 2011.
  • She was chosen as Global Ambassador in the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2013.

About the Indo - Swiss pair winning doubles title:

  • Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis have won women’s doubles title of 2015 Guangzhou Open Tennis Tournament.
  • They defeated Chinese pair of Shilin Xu and Xiaodi You.
  • It was 7th win for Sania Mirza and 6th win for Martina Hingis in 2015.
  • Out of 13 titles they played they won 6 till date.

- Published/Last Modified on: September 28, 2015