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Sania Mirza - Martina Hingis wins US Open 2015 Women's doubles

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis have won the women's doubles title of the US Open 2015. The duo defeated Casey Dellacqua of Australia and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan by 6-3 and 6-3 in the summit clash on Sunday night. This is Sania Mirza's first US Open victory in the women's doubles though she won the mixed doubles title last year with Brazilian Bruno Soares. In the semis, the Indo-Swiss pair defeated the Italian 11th-seeded pair of Sara Errani and Flavia Pennetta. Sania and Martina had lifted the Wimbledon trophy in July. 
Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has congratulated Ms Sania Mirza and Ms Martina Hingis on their victory at the US Open Women's Doubles finals. "Congratulations, Ms Sania Mirza and Ms Martina Hingis on the phenomenal victory at the US Open. Your accomplishments make us proud", the Prime Minister said.