Posted September 06, 2012 on AP on Fox
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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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