French Open - Dellacqua and Lipsky win mixed title

Thu, 02 Jun 19:40:00 2011

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 tie-break.

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They prevailed 7-6(6) 4-6 and 10-7 in the super tie-break to dash the hopes of the top seeds from Slovenia and Serbia.

The Australian-American duo were unseeded but took the opening set tie-break 8-6 and kept their nerve in the final shootout.

They had avoided seeded pairs in all four rounds before the final.

Reuters

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