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Leander Paes-Martina Hingis win Wimbledon Mixed Doubles title

A vintage Leander Paes clinched his 16th Grand Slam trophy, winning the mixed doubles event of the Wimbledon

Leander Paes of India and Martina Hingis of Switzerland show off their trophies after winning their Mixed Doubles Final match against Timea Babos of Hungary and Alexander Peya of Austria at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, July 12, 2015.                                                           REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth  - RTX1K3T2

Championship with legendary Martina Hingis after a dominating win over Alexander Peya and Timea Babos, here today.

Seventh seed Indo-Swiss pair drubbed the fifth seed Austrian-Hungarian team 6-1 6-1 in the lop-sided summit clash which was over in just 40 minutes. It was Paes’ eighth mixed doubles title and second with Hingis. They had won the Australian Open early this year.

42-year-old Paes has eight men’s doubles crowns in his Grand Slam collection. Paes’ win capped an incredibly successful Wimbledon for India as the country took three titles this year.

Sania Mirza won the women’s doubles and Saumit Nagal won the junior boys doubles trophy.

For Hingis, it was second title in as many days, having won the women’s doubles with Sania. Overall it was 18th Major title for the Swiss and third in mixed doubles.

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