Lipsky and Dellacqua scoop mixed doubles title

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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