Tennis: Former World No.1 Martina Hingis was beaten in the women's doubles final of the 2014 US Open Championships. 4th seeds Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina defeated Hingis and Flavia Pennetta 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the final.
Martina Hingis was looking for an amazing record of having a time span of 18 years between her first and last women's doubles Grand Slam title. Something nobody has ever done in men's or women's doubles in the open era.
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Vesnina/Makarova were playing second Grand Slam final of the year, as they lost in the Australian Open final to Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci. Vesnina/Makarova were looking for their second Grand Slam as they had won the French Open last year.