Mirza and Hingis set world record

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Sania Mirza and her tennis partner Martina Hingis have now broken the record for the longest winning streak in women’s doubles tennis after the duo won their 29th match in a row as they advanced to the final of the WTA Sydney Internationals.

The Indo-Swiss pair won their 29th consecutive match to break the record set by Puerto Rican Gigi Fernandez and Belarus’ Natasha Zvereva in 1994 for 28 straight wins.

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In the semi final of the WTA Sydney International open Hingis and Mirza defeated Olaru and Shvedova in a marathon match but the duo came out triumphant by winning the last set by a score of 10-8. It should be noted that they lost the first set 6-4 but bounced back to win the second set 6-3.

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis have now got their eyes set on their 30th consecutive win which will be the grand final of this tournament.

 

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