Sania picked her first title of the season; loses the World No. 1 crown
Posted on: 08-01-2017 , 04:00:PM | DY365 Bureau
Jan 8, 2017: Sania Mirza lifted her first title of the season combining with American Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the Brisbane International women’s doubles title but ended losing the World No.1 crown to her partner after Sania’s 91 week reign as world No.1 doubles player in the WTA rankings. "I feel like I'm handing over Miss World No 1 crown," Sania said in her post-match speech. They triumphed 6-2, 6-3 against the second seeeded Russian team of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina.