Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova Beat Martina Hingis-Chan Yung-Jan, Enter Miami Open Final

Updated: 02 April 2017 08:45 IST

Sania and Barbora lost the opening set of their semi-final clash on Saturday before staging a brilliant comeback to script a 6-7 6-1 10-4 against their fifth-seeded opponents.

Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova Beat Martina Hingis-Chan Yung-Jan, Enter Miami Open Final
Sania Mirza will be eyeing her second title of the year. © AFP

Sania Mirza combined with her partner Barbora Strycova to stave off a strong challenge from Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan and reach the women's double final at the Miami Open tennis tournament.

Sania and Barbora lost the opening set of their semi-final clash on Saturday before staging a brilliant comeback to script a 6-7 6-1 10-4 against their fifth-seeded opponents.

The third seeded Indo-Czech pair will face the unseeded Canadian-Chinese team of Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan in the battle for the title.

Sania, who had clinched the women's doubles title alongside American star Bethanie Mattek-Sands at the Brisbane Open in January, will be eyeing her second title of the year.

Topics : Sania Mirza Martina Hingis Barbora Zahlavova Strycova Tennis
Highlights
  • Sania and Barbora lost the opening set of their semi-final
  • Indo-Czech pair will face Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan
  • Sania and Barbora won 6-7 6-1 10-4 against their fifth-seeded opponents
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