Washington Kastles win World TeamTennis title

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Martina Hingis led Washington to its fourth straight World TeamTennis title and fifth in six years Sunday, beating Olga Govortsova 5-2 in singles in the Kastles' 25-13 victory over the Springfield Lasers.

The Kastles tied the record for consecutive titles set by Sacramento in 2000.

Washington swept the five matches.

Hingis teamed with Anastasia Rodionova to beat Govortsova and Liga Dekmeijere-Thomas 5-1 in women's doubles, and joined Leander Paes in a 5-4 victory over Govortsova and Ross Hutchins in mixed doubles.

Bobby Reynolds beat Michael Russell 5-4 in men's singles, and teamed with Paes to top Russell and Hutchins 5-2 in doubles.


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