Indian tennis star Leander Paes wins 16th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon

Highlights:

  • A vintage Leander Paes clinched his 16th Grand Slam trophy, winning the mixed doubles event of the Wimbledon Championship with legendary Martina Hingis.
  • They deafeted Alexander Peya and Timea Babosin the final match at London.
  • 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.
  • The 42-year-old Paes has eight men's doubles crowns in his Grand Slam collection.