3 Jun 2011

Dellacqua and Lipsky win French Open mixed doubles title

8:51 am on 3 June 2011

Australian Casey Dellacqua and American Scott Lipsky have won the French Open mixed doubles title after beating holders Katarina Srebotnik and Nenad Zimonjic in a super tiebreak in the final.

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.