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French Open 2017: Bethanie-Safarova win women's doubles title

Without any double faults or unforced errors, the duo fared stable to break six times, seal the win

IANS  |  Paris 

Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the U.S., left, and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic celebrate scoring a point against Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua of Australia during the women's doubles final match of the French Open. Photo: AP/PTI
Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the U.S., left, and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic celebrate scoring a point against Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua of Australia during the women's doubles final match of the French Open. Photo: AP/PTI

Top seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and clinched the women's doubles title in the championships on Sunday.

The United States-Czech pair tamed unseeded Australians Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua 6-2, 6-1 in the final.

Without any double faults or unforced errors, the duo of Mattek-Sands and Safarova fared stable to break six times to seal the win in just one hour and six minutes, reports Xinhua news agency.

"We played really well today. We played a good team. We watched them play their semi-final match. They beat another good team in three sets, so we were ready with what they were going to bring out on the court," said Bethanie.

"We are taking it one match at a time. We enjoy our practice days and off-days," she said.

"We're really excited for grass. We're looking forward to Wimbledon. We love playing on grass, and we are going to be ready there too."

First Published: Mon, June 12 2017. 04:45 IST
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