Posted September 06, 2012 on AP on Fox

WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 25: Ekaterina Makarova of Russia plays a forehand during the women's singles second round match against Carla Suarezv Navarro of Spain on Day Four of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 25, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Ekaterina Makarova of Russia and Bruno Soares of Brazil won the U.S. Open mixed doubles title on Thursday. The unseeded team beat the fourth-seeded pair of Kveta Peschke of Czech Republic and Marcin Matkowski of Poland 6-7 (8), 6-1, 12-10 tiebreak. Makarova and Soares wasted an 8-4 lead in the tiebreak and faced a championship point at 9-10. Makarova, who lost to Serena Williams in the third round in singles here, was a mixed doubles runner-up with Jaroslav Levinsky at the 2010 Australian Open.
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