After a two-year break, Sania Mirza marked her return in style, winning the Hobart International title alongside Nadiia Kichenok.
Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Shuai Peng's campaign in the China Open ended after they suffered a 6-2, 1-6, 5-10 defeat in the semifinal to Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-jan on Saturday.
Sania Mirza-Shuai Peng knocked out of the US Open 2017 after losing 4-6, 4-6 to Martina Hingis-Yung-Jan Chan in the women's doubles semi-final.
India's Sania Mirza reached her first Grand Slam semifinal of the 2017 season with Shuai Peng after edging past Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova in a close two-set battle at the US Open
While Sania and her Chinese partner Shuai Peng lost in the last four of the WTA event, Bopanna and his Croatian partner were outdone in a thrilling quarterfinal of ATP men's doubles event.
In the WTA event, being run simultaneously, Sania Mirza and Shuai Peng have reached the semifinals with a 6-3 6-7(1) 10-3 win over Irina-Camelia Begu and Raluca Olaru.
Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova battled past 12th-seeded Andrea Hlavackova, also from the Czech Republic, and China's Peng Shuai 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 6-3 on Rod Laver Arena.
Sania Mirza returned to her home in Hyderabad and was greeted by hundreds of fans who celebrated her recent triumph in Singapore.
The double withdrawal deals a major blow to the inaugural tournament, which is bringing top-flight women's tennis to the southern Chinese city for the first time since 1993.
Shuai Peng was trailing Caroline Wozniacki 7-6 (7/1) 4-3 in her US Open semi-final when she left the court to seek treatment -- at the time believed to be for cramping -- and play was held up for 10 minutes.
World number one Serena Williams, winner of the past two titles at Flushing Meadows and five overall, will try to match Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova on 18 career major titles when she faces her good friend Caroline Wozniacki on Sunday.
This U.S. Open has two final-four debutantes in Peng Shuai and Ekaterina Makarova.
Caroline Wozniacki, a former world number one who was the 2009 runner-up at Flushing Meadows, reached her first Grand Slam semi-final since the 2011 US Open.
Unseeded Chinese player Shuai Peng beat Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-1 in the quarterfinals of the US Open on Tuesday.
Jelena Jankovic overcame Johanna Larsson in straight sets while Peng Shuai proved her victory over Agnieszka Radwanska was no flash in the pan.
Agnieszka Radwanska, the champion in Montreal in the run-up to the US Open, had also lost to Chinese player Shuai Peng at the same stage in New York in 2010.
Li Na, Asia's highest-ranking player in tennis history and the top seed at the WTA tournament, downed Peng, who was seeded fifth, 6-4, 7-5.