Hingis pairs Murray for sixth mixed title

Andy Murray is weighing up the options on how to proceed in dealing with his hip problem

Their victory was the ideal way for the pair to celebrate important landmarks in both of their respective careers, as yesterday marked 20 years since Hingis beat Jana Novotna in the women's singles final, while a decade ago Murray was celebrating his first mixed doubles title, alongside Jelena Jankovic. Andy was at the All England Club, nervously pacing the locker room during the match.

But Jamie and Hingis lifted the mixed doubles crown with a 6-4 6-4 Centre Court triumph over unseeded defending champions Heather Watson, the British No.2, and Finn Henri Kontinen.

The second set was close until the seventh game when Watson's serve came under pressure. 'Probably, yeah, ' he replied.

"For every British player or for any tennis player, you want to win Wimbledon". I thought I got better with Jamie's serve as the match went on. "I was like 'Oh, my God, did he read it?"

Murray pulled out of two matches in the week before the Championships with a sore hip and played through the pain to reach the quarter-finals. 'The men's doubles for me is obviously my biggest goal of the year. "It's going to take something pretty special to potentially take my eye off the ball with it".

"I haven't asked Henri yet, but I hope he says yes", said the 25-year-old. 'But it was a great opportunity. "I'd never played mixed doubles before". It was an easy decision'.

Britain's Jamie Murray has toasted a second Wimbledon title 10 years after his first following his success alongside Martina Hingis in the mixed doubles. In the first set, as both men held easily, the key battles were fought on the Watson and Hingis serve. She's been an wonderful player all week.

It was left to Murray the elder to do the business once more at the end of the set to break once more, before Murray served it out. After trading early breaks, Watson was broken for the second time at 3-3 and they closed out the opening set.

Murray said: "I wouldn't have played if Martina hadn't texted me".

"It was a odd feeling today, we haven't felt it yet together".

On whether they would team up again, Hingis said: 'Now we know what's coming up.

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