Sania Mirza and her partner Martina Hingis created World record by winning their 29th women’s doubles match in a row, they broke a 22-year-old world record to enter into the women’s doubles final of the WTA Sydney International, here on Thursday.
The semi-final went on for an hour and 31 minutes. The two teams traded three breaks each but the Olaru-Shvedova pair broke their opponents for the fourth time to clinch the set by 6-4 margin. Trailing by one set Sania and Martina came back strongly to break the opposition’s serve twice and also won 76 percent of points on their first serve as they clinched the set 6-3.
Match went into super tie-breaker, both the teams successfully held their service points but Olaru and Shvedova’s double fault at a crucial stage turned the match in favor of World champs Sania-Martina.