Unseeded Azarenka and Haddad Maia stun top seeds to claim Madrid Open doubles title

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Playing their first tournament together, unseeded Victoria Azarenka and Beatriz Haddad Maia won the 2023 Mutua Madrid Open doubles title by beating top seeds Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula 6-1 6-4 in Sunday’s final.

Azarenka Haddad Maia Madrid Open 2023

The new doubles team pulled off a stellar week in Madrid, as they upset No.3 seeds and Stuttgart champions Desirae Krawczyk and Demis Schuurs in their opening round, and went to beat Anna Kalinskaya/Caty McNally, Paula Badosa/Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Leylah Fernandez/Taylor Townsend, and finally Coco Gauff/Jessica Pegula who have already clinched two titles this season (Doha and Miami).

The 2023 Madrid Open is Azarenka’s tenth doubles title and fifth at a WTA 1000 tournament. Her Brazilian partner has clinched her biggest career title and fifth in doubles.


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