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Mattek-Sands, Safarova win US Open women's doubles

Mattek-Sands of the United States and Czech partner Safarova also won the Australian Open and French Open titles in 2015.

Published: 12th September 2016 12:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th September 2016 12:29 AM   |  A+A-

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Lucie Safarova, of the Czech Republic, left, and Bethanie Mattek-Sands, of the United States, hold the championship trophy after beating Caroline Garcia, of France, and Kristina Mladenovic, of France, in the women's doubles final of the U.S. Open tennis

By AFP

NEW YORK: Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova won their third Grand Slam women's doubles title on Sunday with a 2-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 win over French top seeds Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic.

Mattek-Sands of the United States and Czech partner Safarova also won the Australian Open and Roland Garros titles in 2015.

The French team were looking to add the New York trophy to their victory at the French Open in June.

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