Czech pair win U.S. Open women's doubles title


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  • Sunday, 08 Sep 2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Czech duo Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka won the U.S. Open women's doubles title on Saturday with a 6-7(4) 6-1 6-4 win over Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua.

Hlavackova and Hradecka, who upset Serena and Venus Williams in the semi-finals, overcame a swift start from the Australians and finished strongly to claim their second major doubles title following their 2011 French Open triumph.

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