Saina Mirza and Martina Hingis reaches the semi-final of US Open

Pavan Suresh / 09 September 2015

The Top seeds Saina Mirza and Martina Hingis beat the Chinese Taipei duo of Yung-Jan Chan and Hao-Ching Chan of Chinese Taipei in straight sets 7-6, 6-1 of the quarterfinals of US Open. Martina Hingis and Saina Mirza played an excellent game but struggled to win the first set while won the second set with ease. Saina Mirza is on course to win her 2nd successive US Open title.

In the first game, both the pairs held their service as Saina Mirza and Martina Hingis played an excellent game. The top seed lost the serve twice but came strongly to take the set 7-6.

In the second set the top seeds did not allow the Chinese Taipei pair and broke the service , converted all four break points in the entire match and won the second set 6-1 and a place in the semi-finals of the US Open.

In the semi-finals, Saina Mirza and Martina Hingis will face Errani and Pennetta. Meanwhile, in the juniors girls Karman Kaur Thandi reached the third round with a win in three sets 6-2,4-6 and 6-3 over Levashova.

In men’s doubles quarter finals, Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea will face Dominic Inglot and Lindstedt. While in the mixed doubles event Bopanna is in contention where he and Yung-Jan Chan will face Leander Paes and Martina Hingis. 

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