The Latest: Australians in the mix for all doubles titles
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local):
Astra Sharma and John-Patrick Smith ensured Australians would be playing for all three doubles titles at the season's first major after beating second-seeded Bruno Soares and Nicole Melichar 6-4, 7-6 (5) in the mixed.
The Australian pair broke in the first game and then there were no service breaks for the remainder of the match.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
Well, Andy Murray and Johanna Konta might have lost, but Britain is still guaranteed a champion at Wimbledon this year — in mixed doubles.
Andy's brother, Jamie, and Martina Hingis, who is Swiss, advanced to the final in mixed doubles, where they will face the defending champions, Heather Watson of Britain and Henri Kontinen of Finland.