Wimbledon: Paes, Black enter mixed-doubles final

Updated: 03 July 2010 06:32 IST

India's Leander Paes and Zimbabwe's Cara Black will play South Africa's Wesley Moodie and Lisa Raymond of the US in Sunday's Wimbledon mixed doubles final after

Wimbledon, London :

India's Leander Paes and Zimbabwe's Cara Black will play South Africa's Wesley Moodie and Lisa Raymond of the US in Sunday's Wimbledon mixed doubles final after straight sets wins in the semis.

Second seeds Paes and Black beat Czech ninth seeds Lukas Dlouhy and Iveta Benesova 6-3, 6-3 on Court One.

Then Moodie and Raymond, the 11th seeds, beat 10th seeds Marcelo Melo of Brazil and Rennae Stubbs of Australia 6-4, 6-4.

The mixed doubles champions will earn 92,000 pounds (140,000 dollars, 110,000 euros) per pair, while the runners-up take away 46,000 pounds.

The final will be played Sunday on Centre Court after the men's singles final between Rafael Nadal and Tomas Berdych.

Paes and Black were the runners-up here last year. They have won the 2008 US Open and the 2010 Australian Open together.

The finalists have a slew of Wimbledon doubles titles between them.

Paes won the 1999 and 2003 mixed titles, and the 1999 men's doubles.

Black has won three Wimbledon ladies' doubles titles and one mixed.

Moodie won the 2005 men's doubles title here, while Raymond won the 2001 ladies' and 1999 mixed titles.

Topics : Tennis Leander Paes
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