Australian fans got to enjoy one big victory at the last minute as their countryman and -woman, Matthew Ebden and Jarmila Gajdosova, won the mixed doubles championship in Melbourne. Gajdosova and Ebden defeated Lucie Hradecka and Frantisek Cermak 6-3, 7-5.
Both teams were unseeded. In the course of the event Gajdosova and Ebden took out the 2nd and 5th-seeded teams. Earlier in the week, Ebden publicly thanked Margaret Court for the help she has given him with his game. The 2013 champions are the third all-Australian team to win the mixed doubles title in the Open Era.