New York: Women's doubles top seeds Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis defeated fourth seeded Casey Dellacqua and Yaroslava Shvedova 6-3, 6-3 here on Sunday to claim the US Open title.
The Indo-Swiss pair took only 69 minutes to conquer the Australian-Kazakh pair at the Arthur Ashe stadium.
It was Sania and Martina's second women's doubles Grand Slam title together after winning the Wimbledon earlier this year and they played with supreme confidence to win the tournament without dropping a set. It was Sania's fifth success at the Majors (two women's doubles and three mixed doubles crowns).
Sania's partnership with Martina has helped her become the first Indian women's player to be ranked World No. 1 in the doubles rankings.
Sunday's final was Sania's first in the category here at US Open. She won the mixed doubles title last year with Brazilian Bruno Soares here.
For Martina, the tournament turned out to be a memorable won as she lifted her second trophy at the Flushing Meadows this year on Sunday, after bagging the mixed doubles crown on Friday with another Indian, Leander Paes. It was also her fifth Grand Slam title this year, and 20th of her career across all three disciplines (five singles, 11 doubles and four mixed doubles).
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