Mirza, Bhupathi win mixed doubles title
MELBOURNE, Australia -- India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi won the Australian Open mixed doubles title on Sunday, Bhupathi's 11th Grand Slam doubles championship.
Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of the Bahamas lost the men's doubles final Saturday to American twins Bob and Mike Bryan.
Seven of the 34-year-old Bhupathi's majors have come in mixed doubles. He won a mixed title at the Australian Open in 2006 with Martina Hingis.
Bhupathi and 22-year-old Mirza broke Dechy's serve in the opening set, then broke their opponents twice in the second. Bhupathi was dominant at the net throughout the match.
Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press
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2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Women's singles: Serena Williams, United States
Rafael Nadal, Spain
Men's doubles: Bob and Mike Bryan, United States
Women's doubles: Serena and Venus Williams, United States
Mixed doubles: Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi, India
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