Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis won Brisbane Tennis trophy


Who: Indo-Swiss pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
Where: Brisbane, Australia
What: Won the WTA Brisbane Tennis trophy
When: 9 January 2016

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis on 9 January 2016 won the WTA Brisbane Tennis trophy. In the final at Brisbane, the top seeded Indo-Swiss pair defeated German Angelique Kerber and Andrea Petkovic 7-5, 6-1.

They also stitched a 26-match winning streak together, which has brought them six titles in a row at the US Open, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Beijing, WTA Finals and now at Brisbane.

It is the longest winning streak since Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci’s 25 in a row in 2012. They won five titles in a row, at Barcelona, Madrid, Rome, the French Open and ‘s-Hertogenbosch.

The last doubles team to win more than 25 consecutive matches was Gigi Fernandez and Natasha Zvereva who had notched up 28 straight victories in 1994.