French Open

Garcia, Mladenovic win women's doubles in Paris

2016-06-05 14:48
Tennis (File)

Paris - French fifth seeds Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic won their first Grand Slam women's doubles title on Sunday with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 victory over Russian duo Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina.

Garcia and Mladenovic only teamed up this year with a target of playing at the Olympics but have now won four titles after Charleston, Stuttgart and Madrid.

Seventh seeds Makarova and Vesnina won the 2013 French Open and 2014 US Open titles.

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