Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova rallied to claim the WTA Finals doubles title in a match tiebreak on Sunday, the Hungarian-Czech pair recovering from a set down to record a 4-6 6-4 (10-5) victory over Kiki Bertens and Johanna Larsson.
The third seeds overcame top-ranked Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-jan to bring an end to the Swiss 37-year-old’s career in her last ever tournament on Saturday and followed up that triumph with a gutsy display in the final at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
The Belgian-Swedish pair claimed the opener with the only break in the 10th game before the eventual champions broke twice in the second to level the contest and then raced to a 4-0 lead in the match tiebreak on their way to victory in 92 minutes.
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