Šafářová and Strýcová clinch bronze in women’s doubles


In the women’s doubles competition, two Czech teams fought for the bronze medal. In the end, the duo Lucie Šafářová and Barbora Strýcová defeated Andrea Hlaváčková and Lucie Hradecká 7:5, 6:1. Hlaváčková played with a fractured orbital bone, an injury she suffered in the semi-finals after Switzerland's Martina Hingis crushed a swinging volley into her face.

Lucie Hradecká,alongside Radek Štěpánek, will also fight for the bronze in mixed doubles. The Czechs lost in the semi-finals against the US duo Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jack Sock 6:4, 7:6 (7:3) and will face the Indian pairing of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna in their last match.