Paes wins mixed doubles title

India's Leander Paes and Zimbabwe's Cara Black won the US Open mixed doubles title on Thursday, defeating Britain's Jamie Murray and American Liezel Huber 7-6 (8/6), 6-4 in the final.

The victory completes a career mixed doubles Grand Slam for Paes, who won the French Open and Wimbledon alongside American Lisa Raymond in 1999 and the Wimbledon and Australian Open crowns in 2003 with US star Martina Navratilova.

Paes finished the victory after 97 minutes with a serve and volley winner.Both Black, 29, and Paes, 35, have a chance for more titles this week at Flushing Meadows.

Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy have advanced to Friday's US Open men's doubles final, where they will face US brothers Mike and Bob Bryan.Black and Huber are top-seeded partners in women's doubles, where they have advanced to the semifinals as they hope for a chance to play 2005 US Open winners Raymond and Samantha Stosur of Australia in Sunday's final.


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