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Lipsky and Dellacqua scoop mixed doubles title

Last Updated: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 09:23

Paris: Australian Casey Dellacqua and American Scott Lipsky triumphed in the French Open mixed doubles final after seeing off holders Katarina Srebotnik and Nenad Zimonjic in a super tiebreak.

They prevailed 7-6, 4-6 and 10-7 in the super tiebreak to dash the hopes of the top seeds from Slovenia and Serbia.
The Australian-American duo were unseeded but took the opening set tiebreak 8-6 and kept their nerve in the final shootout.
They had avoided seeded pairs in all four rounds before the final.

Bureau Report

First Published: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 09:23

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