Sania Mirza a win away from becoming World No.1 doubles player

Charleston (US), April 12: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis survived a tough test to reach the final of the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament here on Saturday.

The No.1 seeded Hingis and Mirza beat 6-4, 1-6, 10-7 Alla Kudryavtseva and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in a rain-affected semi-final.

File picture of Sania Mirza

If they win the title, Mirza will be the new women's doubles World No.1 player.

Waiting for them in the final for them are Casey Dellacqua and Darija Jurak, who got past Marina Erakovic and Andrea Petkovic in the second doubles semi-final 6-4, 1-6, 10-5.


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