Rio Olympics 2016: Venus Williams and Ram Rajeev lose to Mattek-Sands and Sock

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USA's Mattek-Sands and Sock win gold

USA's Venus Williams was denied a record fifth Olympic tennis gold as she and partner Ram Rajeev lost to compatriots Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jack Sock in the mixed doubles final.

Williams, 36, and Rajeev, 32, lost a match tie-break 10-7 after the first two sets finished 6-7 (3-7) 6-1.

Russia's Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won women's doubles gold.

They beat five-time Grand Slam winner Martina Hingis and Swiss partner Timea Bacsinszky 6-4 6-4.

Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova won an all-Czech bronze-medal match against Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradeck 7-5 6-1.

The mixed doubles bronze was also won by a Czech pair, with Lucie Hradecka and Radek Stepanek beating India's Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna 6-1 7-5.

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