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Wuhan Open: Sania-Strycova reach final

Last updated on: September 30, 2016 20:39 IST

Sania Mirza

IMAGE: Sania Mirza of India and Barbora Strycova, right, of Czech Republic in action. Photograph: Koji Watanabe/Getty Images.

Sania Mirza earned herself a shot at another WTA title by reaching the summit clash of the WTA Wuhan Open with Czech partner Barbora Strycova, in Wuhan, on Friday.

The third seeds beat second seed Taipei team of Hao-Ching Chan and Yung-Jan Chan 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 in the semi-finals of the $ 2,589,000 tournament.

In the quarter-finals, Sania and Strycova had got the better of Timea Babos and Yaroslava Shvedova 6-3, 7-6 (5).

Sania has won three titles in her last four tournaments she has played after splitting with Swiss Martina Hingis.

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