Vesnina and Makarova won their first Wimbledon doubles

© REUTERS / ANDREW COULDRIDGEТеннисистки Vesnina and Makarova after her victory at WimbledonVesnina and Makarova won their first Wimbledon doubles© REUTERS / ANDREW COULDRIDGE

. Russians Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova for the first time in his career won Wimbledon tennis tournament in doubles.

The Russian pair, get a second room seeding in the tournament, in the final defeated Monica Niculescu and Zhang Hozin (Romania/Taiwan, 9-th issue of culture). The meeting lasted 54 minutes, and ended with the victory of the Russian tennis players with the score 6:0, 6:0.

During his career Makarova and Vesnina came along to the finals of Wimbledon in doubles in 2015, but lost to Martina Hingis (Switzerland) and Sana Mirza (India).

In 2013, Vesnina and Makarova won the «Roland Garros», and a year later won the Open championship of the USA. Thus, of the tournaments of Grand slam, the Russians won only the Australian Open.

In 2016, Vesnina and Makarova won the gold at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in doubles.

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