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Taiwan’s Su-Wei Hsieh and Belgium’s Elise Mertens, ranked third, won the women’s doubles title at Wimbledon, the third Grand Slam in tennis, by defeating Russia’s Elena Vesnina and Veronika Kudermitova 3-6, 7-5, 9-7 Saturday in the final match. .
Hsieh and Mertens saved two balls, one of which would have given the two Russians the win, and imposed a decisive third set that ended in their favour.
This is the third time that Hsieh has won the English Championship after 2013 with China’s Xuyi Ping, and 2019 with Czech Barbora Strechova.
It is also Taiwan’s fourth major title after winning the Roland Garros title in 2014.
On the other hand, Mertens won her third major title after Flushing Meadows 2019 and the Australian Championships this year.
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