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Sania-Hingis storm into Madrid Masters quarters

Martina Hingis of Switzerland (L) jumps into the arms of Sania Mirza of India after they defeated Casey Dellacqua of Australia and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in the women's doubles final match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York, September 13, 2015.   REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RTSWED
Martina Hingis of Switzerland (L) jumps into the arms of Sania Mirza of India after they defeated Casey Dellacqua of Australia and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in the women's doubles final match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York, September 13, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RTSWED

Madrid: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis produced a superior performance as they progressed through to the quarterfinals of the Madrid Masters in the women’s doubles event here on Tuesday.

The top-seeded pair recorded a 6-0, 6-4 win over Taiwan-Croatian pair of Chia-Jung Chuang and Darija Jurak in a second round contest that lasted 53 minutes.

Sania and Hingis, who have won Australian Open title earlier this year, are eyeing their 14th title together.

They have stumbled in their recent tournaments, going down in the Stuttgart Open final, while making a second-round exit at the Miami Masters as well as at the Indian Wells. (ANI)

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