On Saturday, Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands won the mixed doubles title for the second year in a row. And on Friday, top-seeded Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah of Colombia followed up their Wimbledon men’s doubles title with the U.S. Open championship.
A Colombian won the girls’ title.
Fourth-seeded María Camila Osorio Serrano of Colombia won the girls’ final on Sunday, 6-1, 6-0, over Alexandra Yepifanova, an American qualifier.
Osorio, 17, has played professional tournaments as well, earning a WTA ranking of 271st. Her most notable match may be the final of a small tournament in Norman, Okla., last November, when she lost to Bianca Andreescu, who has since surged on the WTA tour, including winning the U.S. Open women’s title on Saturday.
“You know, I’m the one that gave her luck for this,” Osorio said, smiling. “After that match, she start playing good.”
The boys’ final was won by Jonas Forejtek of the Czech Republic, 6-7 (4), 6-0, 6-2, over Emilio Nava, a 17-year-old Californian. Nava was also the runner-up at the Australian Open boys’ tournament in January.
There was no Grand Slam in wheelchair singles events.
Two men who sought history-making Grand Slams in wheelchair tennis were thwarted at the U.S. Open this weekend. Gustavo Fernández, who won the first three Grand Slam events this year in wheelchair men’s singles, lost in the semifinals on Saturday to Stéphane Houdet, 3-6, 6-2, 7-5.
Houdet lost the final on Sunday to Alfie Hewett, 7-6 (9), 7-6 (5). Hewett’s win added to a dominant weekend for British men in the wheelchair competitions. He partnered with Gordon Reid of Scotland to win the wheelchair men’s doubles final over Fernandez and Shingo Kunieda, 1-6, 6-4, 11-9.
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