Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai are the Women’s Doubles Champions at US Open 2021, it’s their 2nd Grand Slam Title

The experienced pair of Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai got better of their American teenage opponents in an exciting Final, bags 2nd Major Title together.

The last day of the 2021 US Open witnessed some thrilling and well for the Champion’s “memorable” matches. Among that the Women’s Doubles Final is also included, as it saw some great performance by both pairs, also records being created. The Australian/Chinese pair of Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai prevailed against America’s young duo of Caty McNally & Coco Gauff.

Seeded below their opponents, couldn’t stop Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai as their experience came in handy to defeat the young pair by 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. The final was nearly about 2 hours long.

The Women’s Singles Final – ’21 was not the only instance of a young star in making. Coco Gauff, 17, and Caty McNally, 19 too showed the world their capability to perform on such a grand stage.

Both the finalists, Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai / Caty McNally & Coco Gauff didn’t drop a set en route to the US Open Women’s Doubles Final. Meanwhile, the American teenagers received a Walkover in Semi-final.

Women’s Doubles Final – Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai won in style

The final was a hard-fought one, as till last it could have gone any away. But few errors in the end by the Americans got Stosur and Zhang championship points twice and 2nd time of asking – duo won it in style. Their last Major Title together was the 2019 Australian Open Women’s Doubles.

Whereas, McNally & Gauff too had an amazing tournament, having defeated the top-seeds in the quarter-finals. They were playing their 1st-ever Grand Slam Final.

However, the match saw the Americans leading in aces – 6. But had made many unforced errors that cost them the title.

For Veteran Samantha Stosur from Australia, it was her 2nd US Open Women’s Doubles Title, last won it 16 years ago in 2005 along with Lisa Raymond. Not only that but 4th Major Title in Women’s Doubles. The 37-year-old Australian has many Grand Slam Trophies in her bag including 1 Women’s Singles – in the 2011 US Open against Serena Williams and a total of 3 Mixed Doubles Titles.

Watch the Highlights – of the 2021 US Open Women’s Doubles Final – Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai vs Caty McNally and Coco Gauff.

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