The Belgian Elise Mertens and title defender Hsieh Su-Wei from Taiwan have won the double title of the ladies in Wimbledon.
The three Mertens/Hsieh placed in position defeated the Russian surprise finalists Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Vesnina after many turns with 3:6, 7:5, 9:7.
Third Wimbledon title for Hsieh Su-Wei
Elise Mertens will be reinstated to rank one of the world rankings after the second Grand Slam title of the year from Monday, Already at the Australian Open she had triumphed with Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus.
For the Taiwanese Hsieh it is already the third title in the Wimbledon double after 2013 and 2019.
Both in the second and third sentences the Russians had, who had only played two tournaments together before Wimbledon and had not won a match, already beat to victory. In the second pass, they even awarded two matchballs at 5:4.