From Stefanie and McEnroe to #SerAndy: Iconic mixed doubles teams in history
With the buzz surrounding the partnership between Serena Williams and Andy Murray at Wimbledon, take a look back at other notable mixed doubles teams from tennis' biggest stages.
John McEnroe came out of retirement to play mixed doubles with Stefanie Graf at Wimbledon in 1999. (Getty)
Victoria Azarenka and six-time Grand Slam doubles champion Max Mirnyi won the first tennis medal for Belarus at the Olympics with a mixed gold in 2012. (Getty)
Martina Navratilova won the last of her 10 mixed doubles Grand Slams with Bob Bryan at the 2006 US Open, a month shy of age 50. (Getty)
The wildcard French team of Tatiana Golovin and Richard Gasquet made history at the 2004 French Open as the youngest champions in 23 years - at ages 16 and 17, respectively. (Getty)
Former doubles World No.1 Cara Black reached three mixed doubles finals with her brother Wayne, as they won the French Open in 2002 and Wimbledon in 2004. (Getty)
Also in 2004, Maria Sharapova made her lone career appearance in mixed doubles to date: as reigning Wimbledon champion, she partnered Mirnyi to the quarterfinals of the US Open. (Getty)
Jelena Jankovic and Jamie Murray captivated Wimbledon with a run to the mixed doubles title in 2007, becoming known as much for their iconic press conferences as their play on the court. (Getty)
"I'd tell him: 'This return, hit a good one because you're going to get many kisses'," Jankovic famously said. "Jamie's similar to me. He's a very nice guy who likes to have fun. He was always making me laugh."
Sania Mirza made history for herself and India at the 2009 Australian Open, becoming the first woman from her country to win a Grand Slam, partnering Mahesh Bhupathi. (Getty)
Serena and Murray made their Centre Court debut on Saturday at Wimbledon. (Getty)