USA's Desirae Krawczyk and Briton Joe Salisbury have captured the US Open mixed doubles title after beating Giuliana Olmos and Marcelo Arevalo in the final. Krawczyk and Salisbury, seeded at No. 2, beat Olmos and Arevalo 7-5 6-2 to win the US Open mixed doubles final.
Olmos and Arevalo had the first break points of the match but Krawczyk and Salisbury saved two break points in the sixth game. Olmos and Arevalo had a great chance to win the first set but failed to convert any of their three set points in the 10th game.
After failing to convert any of their three set points in the 10th game, Olmos and Arevalo dropped their serve in the 11th game. Krawczyk and Salisbury then routinely served out for the opener in the 12th game. After blowing a great chance to win the first set, Olmos and Arevalo's game fell apart as they dropped their serve twice in the second set and Krawczyk and Salisbury booked a straight-set win.
Krawczyk and Salisbury win their second Grand Slam team title
Krawczyk and Salisbury made the Australian Open semifinal, before winning the French Open. "I think obviously, yeah, we know we can win, yeah, because we have done it before," Salisbury said after the final.
"I think, especially this one, obviously Des's home slam and, yeah, she's won three in a row. We won French together. She won Wimbledon. She won here. Three in a row. It's incredible. "And then, yeah, for me, coming off winning the men's yesterday, and, yeah, winning the mixed today, yeah, it's just an amazing feeling that kind of what we have achieved this year.
So I think it's, yeah, not just the fact that we have won this week, because, yeah, even though it's amazing achievement to have won the US Open mixed doubles together, I think it's just everything, this year and this week combined."