Makarova and Vesnina cruise to women’s doubles title

LONDON : Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won the Wimbledon women’s doubles title for the first time with a crushing 6-0 6-0 victory over the pairing of Taiwan’s Hao-Ching Chan and Romanian Monica Niculescu.
Yesterday the second-seeded Russian pair have now won three of the grand slam events in doubles following their triumph at the French Open in 2013 and the US Open a year later.

 

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