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Tennis: Hingis, Lisicki take Miami doubles title

Martina Hingis shrugged off her 33 years to partner Sabine Lisicki to the Miami WTA doubles title on Sunday in only the pair's second tournament together. The Swiss veteran and her German partner downed second seeded Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina, 4-6, 6-4, 10-5. The wildcard entrants won the last seven points of the deciding super tiebreaker to take the trophy. On their way to the final, Hingis and Lisicki beat sixth seeds Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Safarova and fifth seeds Cara Black and Sania Mirza.

Tennis: Mirza says she'll try for more Slams with Tecau

India's Sania Mirza said she'll try for more Grand Slam mixed doubles titles with Romanian Horia Tecau after the pair missed out in the Australian Open final on Sunday. Mirza, 27, said she had made a great start to the year despite the loss to Canadian-French pair Daniel Nestor and Kristina Mladenovic, who won 6-3, 6-2. Mirza also reached the women's doubles quarter-finals with partner Cara Black, where they went out in three sets to eventual champions Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy.

Nestor eyes mixed doubles grand slam after Melbourne win

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Canada's Daniel Nestor has targeted a mixed doubles grand slam in 2014 after pairing up with Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic to beat Sania Mirza and Horia Tecau and win the Australian Open title on Sunday. The Wimbledon champion pairing were nominally the underdogs against their sixth-seeded opponents but wrapped up a comfortable 6-3 6-2 victory inside an hour on Rod Laver Arena.

Nestor eyes mixed doubles grand slam after Melbourne win

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Canada's Daniel Nestor has targeted a mixed doubles grand slam in 2014 after pairing up with Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic to beat Sania Mirza and Horia Tecau and win the Australian Open title on Sunday. The Wimbledon champion pairing were nominally the underdogs against their sixth-seeded opponents but wrapped up a comfortable 6-3 6-2 victory inside an hour on Rod Laver Arena.

Tennis: US Open results - 1st update

US Open results on Wednesday (x denotes seeded player): Women's singles Quarter-finals Flavia Pennetta (ITA) bt Roberta Vinci (ITA x10) 6-4, 6-1 Men's doubles Quarter-finals Ivan Dodig/Marcelo Melo (CRO/BRA x10) bt Treat Huey/Dominic Inglot (PHI/GBR x16) 7-5, 6-3 Women's doubles Quarter-finals Sania Mirza/Zheng Jie (IND/CHN x10) bt Hsieh Su-Wei/Peng Shuai (TPE/CHN x4) 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) Andrea Hlavackova/Lucie Hradecka (CZE/CZE x5) bt Nadia Petrova/Katarina Srebotnik (RUS/SLO x3) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 afp

Tennis: Windswept Vesnina, Lopez sail to Eastbourne titles

Elena Vesnina and Feliciano Lopez defied chilly, blustery conditions to capture their first career grasscourt titles at the Eastbourne International on Saturday. Unseeded Vesnina of Russia claimed her second WTA title with a 6-2 6-1 defeat of Jamie Hampton while Lopez, a three-time Wimbledon quarter-finalist, beat French second seed Gilles Simon 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (5/7), 6-0 in a dress rehearsal of their Wimbledon first-round clash next week. The Spaniard now owns three titles, his third coming nine years after his first.

Tennis: Makarova and Vesnina win French Open women's doubles

Russian fourth seeds Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won the French Open women's doubles title on Sunday by defeating top seeds Sara Errani amd Roberta Vinci of Italy 7-5, 6-2 in the final ak

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Australian Open mixed doubles quarterfinal results

Jan 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Mixed Doubles Quarterfinal matches on Thursday Jarmila Gajdosova/Matthew Ebden (Australia) beat 5-Nadia Petrova/Mahesh Bhupathi (Russia/India) 6-3 3-6 13-11 Lucie Hradecka/Frantisek Cermak (Czech Republic) beat 3-Sania Mirza/Bob Bryan (India/United States) 7-5 6-4
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