Leander Paes wins 2008 US Open Mixed Doubles Tennis


Leander Paes wins 2008 US Open Mixed Doubles Grand Slam Tennis Championship



India's Leander Paes won the 2008 mixed doubles tennis championship along with Zimbabwe's Cara Black. They defeated Britain's Jamie Murray and American Liezel Huber 7-6 (8/6), 6-4 in the US Open finals.

Earlier in his career Leander Paes won the mixed doubles tennis championships at the 1999 French Open and Wimbledon with American Lisa Raymond and the 2003 Wimbledon and Australian Opens with US star Martina Navratilova.

He was also the runner up at two prior US Open mixed finals, including last year.

Leander Paes never won the Australian Grand Slam mixed doubles, even though he was a finalist in 2001.He has the chance of winning one more title at this year US Open in the Men's doubles too. 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.

Congratulations Leander Paes.

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