Mixed Doubles Champions. Mattek-Sands and Murray

Stadium Announcer Andy Taylor. US Open 2019. Day 13 Bethanie Mattek Sands Jamie Murray
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2019 Doubles Champions: B.Mattek-Sands -57- (USA) and J.Murray -21- (GBR)

Match recap from Arthur Ashe Stadium announcer Andy Taylor.

► def [1] Hao-Ching Chan -16- (TPE) and Michael Venus -09- (NZL) 62 63

Today, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jamie Murray became the first Mixed Doubles tandem in nearly 40-years to defend a Grand Slam title. Kevin Curren and Anne Smith were the last to achieve the feat at the 1981 and 1982 US Opens.

Today was also Murray’s 3rd consecutive US Open Mixed Doubles title, making him the only man in the Open Era to win 3 consecutive Mixed Championships at the same Slam…

▲ 2019 Champions: Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands
▲ 2018 Champions: Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands
▲ 2017 Champions: Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis

Jamie is now a 5-time Mixed Doubles Grand Slam Champion. Bethanie owns 4 Mixed Majors. They’ll split a check for $160k.

Andy Taylor Announcer. 2019 US Open. Mattek-Sands and Murray Championship Match Summary

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Bethanie Mattek-Sands -57- (USA) and Jamie Murray -21- (GBR)

The Gentleman…and the Bee. They are the defending US Open Mixed Doubles Champions. Last year – down a set – they came back to win their first title together in a thrilling Match Tiebreak.

At 34-years old, she is an 8-time Grand Slam Champion, with 5 career Doubles titles and 3 Mixed Doubles titles. Competing in her 3rd US Open Mixed Doubles Final, she was a Finalist here in 2015 with partner Sam Querrey, then captured the title last year with “The Gentleman.” From Phoenix, Arizona – please welcome Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

This 33-year-old is a 6-time Grand Slam Champion, with 2 career Doubles titles and 4 Mixed Doubles titles. Today marks his 7th Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Final, and 4th here at the US Open. In 2008, he reached the Mixed Doubles Final here in Arthur Ashe Stadium with Liezel Huber – then won back-to-back US Open Mixed Doubles titles with Martina Hingis, and The Bee. looking to lift the trophy for the 3rd year in-a-row – From Dunblane, Scotland – please welcome Jamie Murray.

▲ FF: def [1] Hao-Ching Chan -16- (TPE) and Michael Venus -09- (NZL) 62 63
▲ SF: def [3] Sam Stosur -13- (AUS) and Rajeev Ram -17- (USA) 63 61
▲ QF: def [2] Gabriela Dabrowski -11- (CAN) and Mate Pavic -14- (CRO) 26 75 10-4
▲ R4: def [5] Nicole Melichar -18- (USA) and Bruno Soares -12- (BRA) 63 63
▲ R1: def Shuai Zheng -10- (CHN) and John Peers -28- (AUS) 64 67(2) 10-7

[1] Hao-Ching Chan -16- (TPE) and Michael Venus -09- (NZL)

The top-seeds in this year’s draw, they were Mixed Doubles Finalists here in New York 2-years-ago, and are in-pursuit of their first Grand Slam title together.

At 25-years-old, she reached her first Grand Slam Final in 2014, teaming with Max Mirnyi to reach the Mixed Doubles championship at Wimbledon. She’s also a Wimbledon ladies’ doubles finalist, having reached the 2017 championship match with partner Monica Niculescu. competing in her 3rd grand slam mixed doubles final – from Chinese Taipei – please welcome Chan Hao-Ching.

This 31-year-old is now a 4-time Grand Slam Finalist. In 2017, he captured his first Grand Slam Men’s Doubles title at Roland Garros with partner Ryan Harrison – and last year, reached the Wimbledon Final with Raven Klassen. Back in Arthur Ashe Stadium for his 2nd US Open Mixed Doubles Final – from New Zealand, please welcome Michael Venus.

▲ SF: def [4] Latisha Chan -17- (TPE) and Ivan Dodog -13- (CRO) – 76(3) 75
▲ QF: def [8] Kvete Peschke -18- (CZE) and Wesley Koolhof -15- (NED) – 63 76(0)
▲ R4: def Desirae Krawczyk -42- (USA) and Joe Salisbury -25- (GBR) – 64 63
▲ R1: def Andreja Klepac -23- (SLO) and Ken Skupski -52- (GBR) – 76(4) 76(5)

Head to Head

This was the first meeting between these two teams.