Dhaka, Sunday, July 23, 2017

LATEST NEWS

National : ** 68.91 pc pass HSC exams:37726 get GPA-5 ** SC allows further a week for lower court judges' service rules gazette ***   |   International : ** Popularity tumbles for France's Macron: poll ** Robot finds possible melted fuel inside Fukushima reactor ** Dozens of IS militants killed in air raid: Iraqi forces ** Flood-hit New Zealand braces for more rain **    |   

Russia's Vesnina, Makarova win 2017 Wimbledon title in ladies' pairs final

LONDON, July 17, 2017 (BSS/TASS) - Russian tennis players Ekaterina
Makarova and Elena Vesnina won the women's doubles title at Wimbledon by beating Chan Hao-ching and Monica Niculescu.

The match ended with 6-0, 6-0 score.

This victory was the first for Russian tennis players at Wimbledon, while Vesnina made her way to the Wimbledon final in pairs for the third time in her career, Makarova - the second. Before that, they won together the French Open in 2013, the U.S. Open in 2014 and gold medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

The third Grand Slam tournament of the season (prize money - 31.6 mln British pounds - $41.3 mln) will finish on July 16.