Roland Garros

Anabel Medina Garrigues, Virginia Ruano Pascual defend their Roland Garros doubles title

Spain’s No.3 seeds Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual have won their second consecutive French Open doubles title by beating 12th seeds Belorussian Victoria Azarenka and Russian Elena Vesnina 6-1 6-1.

Here’s what the doubles world No.6 Ruano Pascual said of her pairing with the doubles No.4 Medina Garrigues:

“We complete each other. She gives me the power I lack in my shots, and I give my strategic view.”

The 35-year-old Ruano Pascual has now won her sixth French Open doubles title, and her tenth Grand Slam doubles title.

The Spaniards will split $435,000.

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