Leander Paes-Elena Vesnina to battle for mixed doubles crown

Updated: 08 July 2012 17:43 IST

After a fighting performance against top seeds Bob Bryan and Liezel Huber a day earlier, the Indo-Russian pair of Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina will face second seeds Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond of the United States for the mixed doubles title, here on Sunday.

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After a fighting performance against top seeds Bob Bryan and Liezel Huber a day earlier, the Indo-Russian pair of Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina will face second seeds Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond of the United States for the mixed doubles title, here on Sunday.

The second Grand Slam final for the pair, both Paes and Vesnina had to work hard to earn a shot at the title. Their 7-5 3-6 6-3 victory puts them against Bryan and Raymond, both of whom are players with considerable experience.

Paes-Vesnina though are in prime form as well. Having finished second best in the Australian Open, the pair will be high on confidence and have enough experience playing on grass to take the crown.

Topics : Rohan Bopanna Elena Vesnina Liezel Huber Tennis Mike Bryan Leander Paes Bob Bryan Sania Mirza Mahesh Bhupathi Wimbledon 2012
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