Nestor, Mladenovic win mixed doubles title

Daniel Nestor of Canada and Kristina Mladenovic of France saved

two match points, then went on to win the mixed doubles title at

Wimbledon on Sunday by beating top-seeded Bruno Soares of Brazil

and Lisa Raymond of the United States 5-7, 6-2, 8-6.

Nestor and Mladenovic, seeded eighth, saved their match points

when trailing 6-5 in the third set on Centre Court. They then broke

Soares’ serve at 6-6 when Raymond and Soares hit back-to-back

unforced errors into the net.

The win for Nestor was his third major mixed doubles title. The

Canadian also won the Australian Open in 2007 and ’11.