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Paes-Hingis won mixed doubles final at Wimbledon

Jul 13, 2015 11:11 IST

Paes and Martina HingisSeventh seed Indo-Swiss pair of Leander Paes and Martina Hingis on 12 July 2015 won mixed doubles title at Wimbledon. In the final clash, the duo defeated the fifth seed Austrian-Hungarian team of Alexander Peya and Timea Babos 6-1, 6-1.

It was Paes’ 16th Grand Slam trophy and eighth mixed doubles title. Overall it was 18th Major title for the Swiss and third in mixed doubles.

This was second mixed double win for Paes and Hingis together. They had won the Australian Open in February 2015.

Besides, Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis on 11 July 2015 lifted the women's doubles title after defeating the Russian pair of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 5-7, 7-6, 7-5. While, Saumit Nagal won the junior boys doubles trophy.

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