Max Mirnyi became the first winner in mixed doubles at the U.S. Open 2013
In the final match of the mixed doubles Max Mirnyi (Belarus) and Andrea Hlavackova (Czech Republic) who had been seeded under the 7th number beat another international duet Abigail Spears (USA)/Santiago Gonzalez (Mexico) in two sets - 7:6 (7:5), 6:3. Before that Max and Andrea beat American tennis players Caitlin Kristen and Dennis Novikov - 6:1, 6:1, Yung-Jan Chan (China)/Robert Lindstedt (Sweden) - 6:3, 6:4, Kveta Peschke (Czech Republic) and Marcin Matkowski (Poland) - 6:1, 6:2, and Kristina Mladenovic (France)/Daniel Nestor (Canada) - 7:5, 6:7 (4:7), 12:10.
This is the third victory of 36-year-old Max Mirnyi on US Open mixed doubles. In 1998 he won the tournament in a duet with American Serena Williams, and in 2007 - with Victoria Azarenka.