Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina beat Haochen Chan of Taiwan and Monica Niculescu in the final of Wimbledon in women’s doubles. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
The meeting was held on Saturday evening, July 15, in London. The Russian pair has not lost a single game, winning in two games — 6:0, 6:0. Athletes spent on court 54 minutes. For Vesnina and Makarova the victory was the first at Wimbledon.
Earlier on July 15, the pole Lukasz Kubot and Brazilian Marcelo Melo in the final of the men’s doubles proved to be stronger than the Austrian Oliver Maracha and Croat Mate Pavic— 5:7, 7:5, 7:6, 3:6, 13:11. In women’s singles was won by the Spaniard Muguruza Garbinie that in two sets beat American Venus Williams — 7:5, 6:0.
The tournament will conclude on July 16 with the final match in men’s singles, which will meet Swiss Roger Federer and Marin Cilic of Croatia. The prize Fund of the competition is $ 41 million.