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Someone Please Teach The BBC How Tennis Works; They Keep Reporting Hingis Won Doubles Matches Alone

Sania Mirza was kinda there too, you guys.

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And a lot of people tweeted congratulations:

Congrats @MirzaSania and @Leander and cheers to @mhingis ! Unstoppable megastars, all!


Got to say that @MirzaSania and @Leander are doing amazing things for Indian tennis. Congrats! Also lets give Martina Hingis a passport pls.

BBC UK reported the news as well, except they only congratulated Hingis.

Hingis wins US Open doubles title

Which, as expected, caused a shitstorm on Twitter:

We all knew that Sania Mirza was a media created hype. BBC got the facts right and dispelled the myth!😂😂😂😂 #USOpen

You racist BBC, it takes two to win a doubles match. Sania Mirza also won!


@BBCNews Dear Sir/Madam, How can one woman win doubles?

@BBCNews Such an inappropriate headline from a leading news service.

.@BBCNews Hello Read: 'US Open Doubles' See Pix: Two Players Get the picture?

This isn't the first time the BBC has credited Hingis alone for winning a Grand Slam doubles title. In July, when Hingis AND Mirza won the Wimbledon doubles finals, their tweet neglected to mention Hingis's partner.