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Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova doubles finals Sydney International live coverage

Top-seeded Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova will take on Timea Babos and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova!
Updated: 13 January 2017 09:35 IST - Published: 13 January 2017 08:19 IST
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A great win from the Hungarian-Russian pair today. The two took breaks at crucial points and played some very aggressive tennis to amp up the tempo here in Sydney! 
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And the Apia International Sydney title goes to Timea Babos and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, who win 6-4, 6-4.
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And Babos and Pavs pull out a smashing (no pun intended) winner to take that match! 
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And that's it! WTA tournaments have a no-ad rule, meaning that the server's point on deuce dictates what will happen.
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And it's at deuce. The deciding point. Some tense stuff from Babos and Pavlyuchenkova, and some steely nerves from their rivals. This will go down to the wire either way.
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Championship point. It's tense. And Babos sends a shot long. OUT!, Sania Mirza calls. It's all happening.
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Absolutely great stuff under pressure from the Indo-Czech team. They hold to trail 4-5, with Pavlyuchenkova and Babos now serving for the championship.
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Scores are now at 3-5 in the second set for Mirza and Strycova, who are serving to stay in the final and have a fighting chance at the title.
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Talk about your cross-court shots! This doubles game has it all. Great shots, comebacks, good movement. Possibly one of the best ways to welcome a Grand Slam!
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...or is it? Scores are now up to 3-4 and Mirza and Strycova have properly clawed their way back into this match and how. 
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Hi everyone! Sorry for that short interruption in our stream. We're now back as the match looks to be drawing to a close...
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Mirza and Strycova break back to trail 2-4 in the second set.
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And they break back! For the first time. Some stunning forehand winners off Mirza's racquet today, and she's locked in a tense rally with the opposition. Some of those shots look like they're a hair's width from going long. But they're not. 
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Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova just can't seem to catch a break here...literally! There's yet another break of serve in the second set - and Pavlyuchenkova and Babos take it for a 4-1 lead.
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Mirza is beginning to play some great attacking tennis here. But there's a forehand that she sends long, and it's met with an ARGHHHH from the talented Indian.
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Now Mirza and Strycova are down a double break. They call for their coach again, but they are still trailling 0-3. Not a great time...
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And now a hold! Babos and Pavlyuchenkova - or Babs and Pavs - now hold for a 2-0 lead! 
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And there's a break of serve to begin the second set. It's unraveling a bit here for Mirza and Strycova...
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And they have! It's the first set to Timea Babos and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 6-4.
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Babos and Pavlyuchenkova will now serve for the set.
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They've held serve now for a 4-5 lead as both teams show some exquisite placement on hand.
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Mirza and Strycova now trail 3-5.
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There's no break back for Mirza and Strycova here sadly, and Pavlyuchenkova, or Pavs, is bringing out the drop shots like there's no tomorrow! 
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Babos and Pavlyuchenkova are aiming for the middle, he says, take them on. Strycova agrees and is now discussing Pavluychenkova's powerful shots.
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And they're pulling it back now. Mirza and Strycova hold to pull back for a 3-4 scoreline, and there's now a short break in play as they call for coach Imran Mirza - also Sania's father.
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