Melzer-Benesova win Wimbledon mixed doubles title

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 Austrian Jurgen Melzer and Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic clinched the Wimbledon mixed doubles championship with a straight-set victory on Sunday.

The ninth-seeded duo beat the fourth-seeded tandem of India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Russian Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-2 in a 51-minute match on Centre Court.

Melzer and Benesova did not drop a single set on their way to the title.

The winning team will split $150,000.


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