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Hungary’s Tímea Babos and Partner Mladenovic Win Roland Garros Again

Balázs Frei 2020.10.12.

Hungarian Tímea Babos and French partner Kristina Mladenovic won the women’s doubles event at the Roland Garros on Sunday, defending their title.

They defeated Chilean Alexa Guarachi and American Desirae Krawczyk, seeded fourteenth, 6-4, 7-5. Babos and Mladenovic were seeded second.

This is the pair’s fourth Grand Slam title together. Apart from their two Roland Garros victories, they won the Australian Open in 2018 and 2020.

Tennis History: Babos Wins Doubles World Champion Title Third Time in a Row
Tennis History: Babos Wins Doubles World Champion Title Third Time in a Row

Hungarian tennis player Tímea Babos and her partner French Kristina Mladenovic defended their doubles world champion title in the final of the WTA Tournament with a great game, defeating the pair of 2nd seeded Taiwanese Hsie Suwei and Czech Barbora Strýcová 6: 1, 6: 3 in Shenzhen. Babos even made tennis history, winning her third consecutive world champion […]Continue reading

This triumph is all the sweeter given that they were disqualified from the US Open in early September due to Mladenovic having had recent contact with someone infected with coronavirus.

Featured photo by Alessandra Tarantino/MTI/AP