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India's Ankita & Karman win Women's Doubles title at Taipei Open

India's Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi, playing together for the first time, won doubles title at the Taipei Open.
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  • In the final match, they defeated Russian pair of Olga Doroshina and Natela Dzalamidze 6-3, 5-7, 12-12 score.
  • The champions collected $5,500 in prize money and earned 160 points, which is expected to push both within 200 of WTA world rankings.
  • In the semi-finals, they had defeated third seeds Misaki Doi and Danka Kovinic by 6-7 (2), 6-4, 10-8 score.
  • This win marks the first WTA title for an Indian since Sania Mirza became a success on WTA Tour and Grand Slam stage.

About the Taipei Open:

  • It is a tournament for female professional tennis players played on indoor carpet courts. 
  • It is currently classified as a WTA 125K tournament.
  • It is being held annually in November in Taipei City, Taiwan.
  • In 2012, it was upgraded from a $100,000 ITF tournament to a WTA Challenger tournament.

Question:

Q. India's Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi, playing together for the first time, won doubles title at which tournament?
a. Seoul Open
b. Taipei Open
c. Tokyo Open
d. Beijing Open
India's Ankita & Karman win Women's Doubles title at Taipei Open India's Ankita & Karman win Women's Doubles title at Taipei Open Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on November 21, 2018 Rating: 5

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