London, July 16 : Russian women’s doubles pair of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina thrashed Chan Hao-ching and Monica Niculescu in the final of the the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here.
The second seeded Russian combine on Saturday eased to a 6-0, 6-0 mauling of the ninth seeded Taiwan-Romanian pair. This victory was the first for Russian tennis players at Wimbledon, while Vesnina made her way to the Wimbledon final in pairs for the third time in her career, Makarova did it for the second, reports Tass news agency.
Before that, they won together the French Open in 2013, the US Open in 2014 and gold medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. IANS