July 8, 2013 in Sports

Nestor, Mladenovic win

 

Daniel Nestor of Canada and Kristina Mladenovic of France saved two match points, then went on to win the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon on Sunday by beating top-seeded Bruno Soares of Brazil and Lisa Raymond of the United States 5-7, 6-2, 8-6. Nestor and Mladenovic, seeded eighth, saved their match points when trailing 6-5 in the third set on Centre Court. They then broke Soares’ serve at 6-6 when Raymond and Soares hit back-to-back unforced errors into the net. The win for Nestor was his third major mixed doubles title. The Canadian also won the Australian Open in 2007 and ’11. – AP

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