Sania Mirza-Cara Black Lying Fourth in Race to Singapore

Sania Mirza and Cara Black have a very good chance to qualify for the finals. Sania reached a career high double ranking of fifth in July.

updated: September 11, 2014 21:55 IST
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Sania's partnership with Cara Black has also seen them flourish and Sania reached a career high double ranking of fifth in July

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St Petersburg: Sania Mirza, who will be skipping the Asian Games to focus on qualifying for the BNP Paribas Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals in Singapore, and Cara Black are lying fourth in the Race to Singapore standings with just over a month to go for the season-ending tournament.

Meanwhile, the WTA announced that doubles teams, Hsieh Su-Wei/Peng Shuai and Ekaterina Makarova/Elena Vesnina, have officially qualified for the Finals to be staged at the Singapore Sports Hub from Oct 17-26.

Hsieh/Peng and Makarova/Vesnina join Italian duo Sara Errani/Roberta Vinci in doubles. The remaining five doubles teams will be determined during the WTA's Asian Swing, which is highlighted by the Toray Pan Pacific Open (Tokyo), Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open, China Open (Beijing) and Kremlin Cup (Moscow).

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