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Leander Paes, Martina Hingis bag Australian Open mixed doubles crown

Tennis veterans Leander Paes and Martina Hingis added one more Grand Slam to their glorifying kitty after winning the mixed doubles title of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Sunday. The duo beat the pair of Daniel Nestor and Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-3 in straight sets.

Daniel Nestor stated how the Australian Open is a great event to come to and his partner Mladenovic lauded Hingis and Paes for their victory. Australian Open’s Twitter feed posted the post match statement.

Meanwhile, Hingis stated that not even in her wildest dreams she dreamt of winning a Slam here in Melbourne after 20 years.

Paes also acknowledged the Australian Open stating it is the best Grand Slam they play.

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