Sania Mirza-Cara Black Win WTA Finals in Maiden Appearance

Sania Mirza and Cara Black defeated Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai to win the WTA Finals in their maiden appearance.

updated: October 26, 2014 20:36 IST
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Sania Mirza Cara Black WTA Finals
Sania Mirza and Cara Black pose with their trophy after winning the WTA Championships.


Singapore: Sania Mirza and Cara Black reeled off 12 straight games to stun defending champions Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai by the record score of 6-1, 6-0 in the WTA Finals doubles final Sunday. (Pics)

The Indian-Zimbabwean team, playing their last match together, lost the first game against the favourites but then put together the phenomenal streak to lift the Martina Navratilova trophy in Singapore.

It was the heaviest defeat ever witnessed in the end-of-season competition's doubles final which dates back 41 years to 1973, the year the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) was founded.

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