Soares Completes Dream 24 Hours In Melbourne
Bruno Soares wins two majors in a day
It was Soares' second Grand Slam championship title in under 24 hours. Soares clinched the men's doubles title with Jamie Murray at 1 a.m. local time on Sunday morning and left Melbourne Park around 3:30 a.m.
"It feels amazing," said Soares, who also won the 2012 and 2014 US Open mixed doubles titles. "Last night I finished really late. A lot of adrenaline going on. [It was] tough to sleep. But I knew I had another important day today. You don't get the chance to play many Grand Slam finals. I think you've got to make the most of it.
"To get the chance to play one and win one, it's already extremely special. But I got two in the same day."
Tecau and Vandeweghe broke Soares in the opening game. but Soares and Vesnina clinched the 32-minute opener by winning a deciding point on Tecau's serve. Tecau and Vandeweghe then raced into a 4-0 lead in the second set. They took a 3/0 lead in the Match tie-break, but Soares and Vesnina won the next six points.