Diver & Swann win US Open Doubles
NEW YORK (Reuters) -- The 11th-seeded pairing of Canadian John Diver and American Cody Swann won their first Grand Slam doubles title on Friday by upsetting the top-seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes of India.
Diver and Swann, who have won five doubles titles together, had failed on their two previous attempts to win a Grand Slam title together in the 1996 and 1997 Australian Open finals.
The victory, which came after waiting out a long rain delay, prevented the top-ranked Indians from capturing their third consecutive Grand Slam trophy.
Bhupathi and Paes have reached the final of all four Grand Slams this year, winning at the French Open and Wimbledon. They have won 15 titles in 20 finals played together.
MORE TENNIS HEADLINES
- Nadal ousted by Dolgopolov at Indian Wells
- Reigning champ Sharapova out at Indian Wells
- Retired player Baltacha, 30, fighting liver cancer
- Murray says back feeling better after surgery
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
Diver / Swann History
Photo Wire Toronto Blue Jays Orlando Hudson throws to first for the double play on Mark Teixeira after forcing out Michael...
(AP PHOTO/Adrian Wyld, CP)
· View Photo
· Gallery: Team | MLB
2005 American League West Standings TEAM W L GB RS RA LA Angels 60 45 - 480 421 Oakland 59 46 1 506 451 Texas 53 51 6.5 558 530 Seattle 45 59 14.5 460 484 · Complete Standings