Lipsky and Dellacqua scoop mixed doubles title

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.

Updated: Jun 03, 2011, 09:23 AM IST

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.

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