Australian Open UPDATE: Horia Tecau and Coco Vandeweghe fail to win the mixed doubles final
Romanian tennis player Horia Tecau and American Coco Vandeweghe (US) have been defeated on Sunday 6-4, 4-6, 10-5 by the pair Bruno Soares (Brazil)/Elena Vesnina (Russia) in Melbourne, in the final of the mixed doubles. For reaching the final they will be awarded a cheque for 78,500 Australian dollars.
Horia Tecau and Coco Vandeweghe defeated on Friday Treat Huey (Philippines) and Andreja Klepac (Slovenia) 6-4, 6-4 to qualify to the mixed doubles final of the Australian Open.
Last year, Tecau played in the mixed doubles together with Czech Lucie Hradecka; they lost in the first round. In 2014, he was a finalist with Mirza, and lost to Kristina Mladenovic (France)/Daniel Nestor (Canada). In 2012, he won the Australian Open mixed doubles next to American Bethanie Mattek-Sands.