The spectacular women's doubles partnership between Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis partnership which won nine titles in a year is over. Sania's collaboration with Hingis not only helped her win her first ever women's doubles Grand Slam title but the duo were also world number one in women's doubles.
Sania will now team up with world number 21 Barbora Strycova from the Czech Republic. However, the decision has shocked her fans.
Here are some of the reactions:
What a pity! Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis to split. What a combination it was but life moves on.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) August 9, 2016
Sania Mirza and Hingis have parted ways. End their doubles partnership with immediate effect. Sad news.— A (@tadbitlooney) August 9, 2016
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis have ended their partnership. But why? 41-match unbeaten streak. Such glorious success. Why this now? #tennis— Sohini (@Mittermaniac) August 9, 2016
And there were some interesting takes:
Sania Mirza Ends Partnership With Martina Hingis. What will happen to Indo-Swiss partnership now, given that Modi used this as an epitome?— অগ্নিভ নিয়োগী (@Aagan86) August 10, 2016
Can Sushma Swaraj reunite Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis?— Ashwin S Kumar (@ashwinskumar) August 10, 2016
The only person happy with Sania Mirza - Martina Hinges split is Shoaib Malik.— Mockingbird. (@VerifiedBeer) August 9, 2016
(Feature image source: Reuters)