Flushing Meadows, NY (Sports Network) - Czech Andrea Hlavackova and
Belarusian Max Mirnyi captured the mixed doubles championship Friday at the
2013 U.S. Open.
The seventh-seeded tandem handled an unseeded duo of American Abigail Spears
and Mexican Santiago Gonzalez 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 at Ashe Stadium on a beautiful
day at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
The 36-year-old Mirnyi has now captured four mixed doubles Grand Slams with
three different partners. He's now a three-time mixed champ at the U.S. Open
and also owns six men's doubles major titles.
The 27-year-old Hlavackova captured her first-ever mixed doubles major title.
She won a French Open women's doubles championship in 2011.
Hlavackova and Mirnyi will split $150,000, while Spears and Gonzalez will
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