US Open Gallery: Errani & Vinci Victorious
Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci cruised in Sunday's US Open doubles final for their second major in three months.
Published September 09, 2012 10:54
Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani came into the US Open final having lost three straight matches against their opponents.
Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka came into Sunday's final having not lost a set all fortnight.
A wild celebration ensued after the Italians' 64 62 triumph.
It was Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci's second major, having been victorious at Roland Garros earlier this year.
The win ensured Roberta Vinci would rise to No.2 on the doubles rankings and Sara Errani to No.1.
It was Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci's WTA-leading eighth title of the year and 13th of their career together.
On top of their other feats, Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci also booked a spot at the WTA Championships.
Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci now each have 16 career WTA doubles titles.