Murray, Mattek-Sands win U.S. Open mixed doubles

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Britian’s Jamie Murray and American Bethanie Mattek-Sands captured the U.S. Open mixed doubles title with a 2-6 6-3 11-9 victory over Croatia’s Nikola Mektic and Poland’s Alicja Rosolska on Sunday.

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The victory made Murray, who won last year with Martina Hingis, the first man to win consecutive U.S. Open mixed doubles titles since Bob Bryan in 2003-04.

It also marked a triumphant moment for Mattek-Sands, who suffered a horrific knee injury at Wimbledon in 2017.

“It was a little emotional getting that win,” said Mattek-Sands.

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“I thought I did a really good job throughout all the matches, kind of putting that aside and just going out there and playing tennis.”

(Reuters/NAN)