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.