India's Sania Mirza and her partner Cara Black of Zimbabwe could not make it to the US Open women's doubles finals after going down in straight sets to Swiss-Italian pair of Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta at the Grand Slam event here.
Indian tennis ace, Sania Mirza has entered the mixed doubles final at the 2014 US Open. The 27-year-old partnered with Brazilian Bruno Soares to beat the Taiwanese-British pair of Yung Jan Chan and Ross Hutchins in three sets.
Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black hardly broke a sweat as they entered the US Open women's doubles semifinals after their rivals retired midway through the quarterfinal match here.
Martina Hingis is back in the doubles semi-finals of a Grand Slam for the first time since the 2002 Australian Open as she and Flavia Pennetta reached the US Open last four in their first major as a team.
India`s Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek Friday were seeded fifth in the men`s double while Saina Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black are fourth in the women`s doubles for the Wimbledon starting Monday.
The mother of Swiss tennis great Martina Hingis has hailed teenaged Swiss prodigy Belinda Bencic, who has been dubbed the `new Hingis`, and said that the 17-year-old has a great potential for the future.