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Leander Paes, Martina Hingis wins US Open Mixed doubles 2015

Fourth seeded pair of Leander Paes of India and Martina Hingis of Switzerland won the mixed doubles title after beating American pair of Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sam Querrey 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 in the final at the Louis Armstrong Stadium in New York on Friday night. With this win, Paes and Hingis became the first team since 1969 to win three Grand Slam mixed doubles titles in the same season.The only other team to win three majors in the same year were Marty Riessen and Margaret Court 46 years ago. Paes aged 42, has also passed his former doubles partner, Mahesh Bhupathi, as the most successful mixed doubles champion in the Open Era with nine Grand Slam titles.It was his 17th title in total at the majors while Hingis, 34, now has 19 from five singles, 10 women's doubles and four mixed. Hingis can win another this weekend as she will team up with India's Sania Mirza in the women's doubles final.