Their victory was the ideal way for the pair to celebrate important landmarks in both of their respective careers, as yesterday marked 20 years since Hingis beat Jana Novotna in the women's singles final, while a decade ago Murray was celebrating his first mixed doubles title, alongside Jelena Jankovic. I think he just waited in the lockers. "He said he came in the middle of the first set". "I just saw him there", Jamie said. He said he didn't watch it. Like, I knew I could do well with her.
Watson said: "It's been a great tournament all around".
As for Murray, he found himself holding the trophy for an event he wasn't even planning on entering until Hingis got in touch.
Hingis was the runner-up to Kontinen and Watson previous year alongside Leander Paes but when she dumped the Indian in favour of Murray, the Scot knew he had a great chance to add to his grand slam tally.
Murray said: "I wouldn't have played if Martina hadn't texted me". 'Probably, yeah, ' he replied.
He's played it cool all week but Jamie Murray could afford to let the emotions show as he reached his third Wimbledon final - with a British victor guaranteed either way. Obviously it took me a long time to get a second one. I was like, "Oh, my God, did he read it?" I was young, first year playing on the tour. "It's going to take something pretty special to potentially take my eye off the ball with it". 'But it was a great opportunity.
"Over the last few weeks, in this grass-court season in general, my singles career has started to take off again and I've won a lot of matches".
"She text him and it was an easy decision to play with her".
This final was certainly their biggest test. With Andy Murray rushing on to the grounds to see the final stages, the top seeds saved three break points on the Murray serve before a return in the net by Watson handed them victory. She's been an incredible player all week. Too often on the Hingis serve he either shanked the return out or sent it within the vast reach of Murray at the net.
It was left to Murray the elder to do the business once more at the end of the set to break once more, before Murray served it out. 'A odd feeling today, we haven't felt it yet together.
"I really enjoyed the whole week".