WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Three days after losing in her first major semifinal in singles, Barbora Strycova won her first major title in doubles.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):
Sloane Stephens loses early at Pan Pacific Open
TOKYO (AP) — Fifth-seeded Sloane Stephens was eliminated from the first round of the Pan Pacific Open by Donna Vekic 6-4, 6-4 Tuesday.
The 2017 U.S. Open champion also lost to the unseeded Croat in the first round at Wimbledon.
Also, seventh-seeded Ashleigh Barty reached the second round by beating CoCo Vandeweghe 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, while No. 8 Barbora Strycova defeated Zarina Diyas 6-4, 6-4.
Doubles double at the Australian Open for Mate Pavic
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Mate Pavic picked up two Grand Slam titles within 24 hours after winning the Australian Open mixed doubles on Sunday.
The afternoon after winning the men's doubles, Pavic combined with Gabriela Dabrowski to beat Rohan Bopanna Timea Babos 2-6, 6-4, 11-9 under a closed roof at Rod Laver Arena.
He teamed with Austrian Oliver Marach to win the men's doubles title late the previous night, after Caroline Wozniacki's win in the women's singles final against Simona Halep.
NEW HAVEN — Back in March, Gabriela Dabrowski was looking for a doubles partner.
Her partner, Michaella Krajicek, was undergoing knee surgery, and Dabrowski needed to find someone else with whom to compete in doubles this season.
Yifan Xu also happened to be looking for a partner. So, Dabrowski sent a text message to Xu’s coach, and the two teamed up.