Treat Huey’s bid to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title has fallen just short, with Huey and his partner, Andreja Klepac, knocked out in Friday’s semi-final.
Huey became the first player from the Philippines to make it to the semi-final of a grand slam when he and Klepac took on American Coco Vandeweghe and Romanian Horia Tecau on Rod Laver Arena.
Unfortunately for the 30-year-old, he and Klepac were unable to gain a foothold in the match – largely due to some great net play from Vandeweghe – and suffered a 4-6, 4-6 defeat.
Vandeweghe and Tecau will play the winner of Friday’s second semi-final between India’s Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig of Croatia or Russian Elena Vesnina and Bruno Soares of Brazil.
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