Brisbane: Sania Mirza and her partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands had a superb start to the season as they lifted the WTA Brisbane International trophy with a come-from-behind win against Kveta Peschke and Anna-Lena Groenefeld on Saturday.
     
The second seeded Indo-American pair erased the first set deficit to down the fourth seeded rivals 4-6 6-4 10-7 in the summit showdown of the USD 1,000,000 event.
    
It was Sania's first doubles title of the season while 15th of her career.
    
Sania and Mattek earned 470 ranking points each and shared USD 51,022 as prize money.

(Agencies)

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