Sania-Hingis pair reach semifinals of Guangzhou Open

  • PTI, Guangzhou
  • Updated: Sep 24, 2015 20:57 IST

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis stormed into the semifinals of the women’s doubles of the Guangzhou Open tennis tournament with a straight-set victory over their rivals on Thursday.

The top seeded Indo-Swiss pair beat unseeded German-Romanian duo of Anna-Lena Friedsam and Monica Niculescu 6-2 6-3 in the quarter-finals in just an hour and five minutes at the Guangzhou International Tennis Center.

Sania and Martina, who recently won the US Open doubles title, will take on Israeli-Swedish combination of Julia Glushko and Rebecca Peterson in the semifinals of the US $226,750 hard court event on Friday.

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