Stosur, Zhang claim women's doubles title at Australian Open


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  • Friday, 25 Jan 2019

Tennis - Australian Open - Women' s Doubles Final - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 25, 2019 Australia's Samantha Stosur and China's Shuai Zhang celebrate with the trophy after winning the final against Hungary's Timea Babos and France's Kristina Mladenovic REUTERS/Aly Song

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Unseeded pair Sam Stosur and Zhang Shuai defeated second seeds Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 6-3 6-4 to claim the women's doubles title at the Australian Open on Friday.

Australian Stosur, who has a history of suffering attacks of nerves in front of home fans, struggled to serve out the match at Rod Laver Arena and double-faulted on match point.

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