Hingis wins doubles to grab second slam in two days

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Martina Hingis and Taiwan’s Chan Yung-Jan received the U.S. Open girls’s doubles title on Sunday once they rolled prior the Czech partnership of Lucie Hradecka and Katerina Siniakova 6-Three 6-2.

It was once the primary grand slam title for Chan but the 2nd in as many days for Hingis, who won the mixed doubles with Britain’s Jamie Murray on Saturday.

The victory took Hingis’s career grand-slam tally to 25, in conjunction with five singles titles, 13 doubles and 7 combined doubles.

“Two in two days; I used to be once Michael Jordan’s amount 23 when I commenced right here and now 25 sounds even sweeter,” talked about Hingis, who performed the U.S. Open singles closing on the equivalent Arthur Ashe Stadium court docket two decades ago, beating Venus Williams.

“It used to be as soon as an excellent feeling to play right here within the singles closing against Venus Williams,” Hingis stated. “Now We Have been two teenagers making the finals participating in right here for the principle time at Ashe Stadium and coming back Twenty Years later it is a beautiful trip.”

Hingis and Chan stormed during the draw without shedding a suite and within the remaining failed to face a breakpoint as they simply overwhelmed Hradecka and Siniakova.

Fittingly it was Hingis who sealed victory with a thundering forehand down the line.

Hingis and Chan had met the Czech duo twice earlier than this season, winning each and every conferences including the final in Indian Wells.

Enhancing by way of Clare Fallon

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