Maksim Mirny wins US Open mixed doubles title
18:02, — Sport
Belarusian veteran tennis player Maksim Mirny won his third US Open mixed doubles title in New York on Friday, joining Czech Andrea Hlavackova.
They beat Mexican Santiago Gonzalez and American Abigail Spears 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 in the final.
The seventh-seeded European duo needed only 86 minutes to beat the unseeded North Americans for the $150,000 top prize at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
The Belarusian won his first US Open mixed doubles title with Serena Williams in 1998 and took his second in 2007 alongside compatriot Viktoryya Azaranka (Victoria Azarenka).
He partnered with Ms. Azaranka to win the mixed doubles Olympic gold medal in London last year.
The Friday victory was the 36-year-old Mirny’s 10th Grand Slam doubles title in his career.