Jamie Murray wins sixth Grand Slam doubles title

Jamie Murray ensured that the most disappointing of US Opens in terms of British aspirations finally had a successful conclusion when he won the sixth Grand Slam doubles title of his career with the outlandish but fiercely determined American Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

It amounted to a successful defence of the title he won previous year with Martina Hingis, and takes his tally of mixed championships to four, added to the two he has won in men's doubles.

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Mattek-Sands was bidding for her first major title since returning from the horrific knee injury she suffered at Wimbledon last summer that left her screaming on the ground in agony.

The Briton and American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands beat Poland's Alicja Rosolska and Croat Nikola Mektic on a match tie-break 2-6 6-3 11-9.

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Asked for the secret of his success, Murray said: "Pick the best partner". I've had an incredible two weeks. "Today things were going against us, we fought really hard to try to get back into the match".

Murray and the extrovert Mattek-Sands trailed 1-4 in the "champions" tiebreak but then ran off eight of the next ten points to put themselves on the cusp of victory.

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She struggled to hold back tears as she said: "I got a little emotional out there". Going from not being able to get myself out of bed past year to play in this finals, I mean, really, I don't care what anyone tells you.

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