"After three grand slam victories and 11 WTA doubles titles
together, we have mutually agreed that we would each be open to
playing with other players for the remainder of the season," the
pair said in a statement.
A former singles number one, Swiss Hingis partnered Indian Mirza
for the first time at the Indian Wells Open last year and the
self-styled "Santina" team went on to claim 14 titles, including
wins at Wimbledon, and the U.S. and Australian Opens.
Since their 41-match winning streak was snapped at the Qatar
Open in February, the pair claimed the Rome title but failed to
advance beyond the quarter-finals in their last four events.
"Perhaps, because of out great past results, we have had very
high expectations from our partnership and unfortunately did not
get the results we desired recently," they added.
The pair will, however, reunite to defend their WTA Finals title
in Singapore at the end of October.
(Reporting by Amlan Chakraborty in New Delhi; Editing by John
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