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Hungarian-French duo win women’s doubles at Australian Open

The Hungarian Timea Babos and Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic have Friday’s women’s doubles win at the Australian Open.

The duo, the fifth seed, defeated in the final in Melbourne, the Russian couple, and second seed Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina by 6-4 and 6-3.

For the 24-year-old Babos is the first [. Mladenovic, also 24, won in 2016 Roland Garros at the side of her compatriot Caroline Garcia. Also when were Makarova and Vesnina, the opponents in the final.

On the roll of honour to follow Babos and Mladenovic, the American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Czech Lucie Safarova.

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