Siegemund and Zvonareva Win U.S. Open Doubles Title

As the disbelief of winning her first Grand Slam women’s doubles title began to set in Friday afternoon, Laura Siegemund had an important question for the chair umpire, Eva Asderaki-Moore:

“Are we allowed to give a hug?”

With Asderaki-Moore’s blessing, Siegemund embraced her partner, Vera Zvonareva, to cap off their 6-4, 6-4 win over Nicole Melichar and Xu Yifan.

“I’m very emotional, usually, at the end of a match,” Siegemund told reporters afterward. “I’m, like, screaming and…

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