Sania-Martina’s 41 Match Wining Streak Broken At Qatar Open

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Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis’s fairy tale run of 41 wins finally ended at Qatar Open after the russian duo of Elena Vesnina and Daria Kasatkina handed them a three set defeat. The Indo-Swiss pair got bye in the first round and had to take part in another three setter in the second round. In the quarter finals @mhingis and @MirzaSania easily bagged the first set 6 – 2 before going down 6-2, 4-6, 5-10.

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Sanitna last lost a match in August, 2015 and since then their run has been something of a spectacle. The 41 match winning streak included three grand slam wins and a number of ATP tour wins. Qatar Open saw the world’s number 1 women’s pair slightly lackluster, perhaps due to playing a lot of tennis in the last few months.

After the loss Sania jokingly shared a tweet saying, “So that’s how the cookie crumbled .. just kiddin.Hehe.. We’ll be back stronger than before” and did not forget to mention the 41 matches they won on a trot. Santina stop just 3 wins short of Jana Novotna and Helena Sukova’s 44 win world record.

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Soumyajit is an SAP technical consultant with a flair for writing. An avid blog reader, he started off with a free WordPress blog and slowly moved to his own personal news and blog site. Apart from writing he loves reading books, playing table tennis and long bike trips. He is currently trying to learn playing guitar and failing miserably.

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