Michael Venus loses US Open Mixed Doubles final

Michael Venus beaten by Martina Hingis' team in US Open mixed doubles final
Tennis: Michael Venus loses US Open Mixed Doubles final

11 September, 2017

Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis have won the US Open mixed doubles title, defeating Michael Venus and Chan Hao-ching 6-1 4-6 10-8 at Flushing Meadow.

Murray and Hingis won the Wimbledon crown together earlier this summer.

For Murray, the win brought the fifth major title of his doubles career.

Martina Hingis, of Switzerland, left, returns a shot as doubles partner Chan Yung-Jan, of Taiwan, looks on during the doubles semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament against Sania Mirza, of India, and Peng Shuai, of China, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in NY.

"She's an wonderful player, she's had such a great career", he said.

The young Taiwanese-New Zealand pair, seeded third for the tournament, fought a tough battle against the Wimbledon champions Hingis - the former five-time grand slam singles champion - and Murray at the beginning of the match, losing to the top seeds 6-1 in only 22 minutes in the first set.

"It's a great opportunity for me to compete with Martina".

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At the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, Chan for the first time reached the finals of the mixed doubles competition with Max Mirnyi to reach her first ever Grand Slam final.

The 36-year-old's achievement is made all the more remarkable by the 13-year gap between her 2002 Australian Open doubles title and her next at Wimbledon in 2015.

Murray would also like to see more prize money put into mixed doubles. I think doubles is a huge part of tennis. "I think that that should be supported".

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They survived match point with Venus serving to Hingis before Murray swatted away the winning volley.

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