Martina Hingis and Leander Paes - career slam completed Image: AP
Martina Hingis and Leander Paes each completed a career Grand Slam in mixed doubles by winning the French Open final against Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig 4-6, 6-4, 10-8 on Friday. (Read: Why so angry Djoker?)
It was the 10th mixed doubles title at a major for India's Paes, the fifth for Switzerland's Hingis.
Trophy cabinet finally complete! 🏆🏆🏆🏆..Career Grand Slam in Mixed Doubles ✔️ RG#2016 pic.twitter.com/1nU1RwAaKb— Leander Paes (@Leander) June 4, 2016
Paes also owns eight Grand Slam men's doubles trophies, while Hingis — a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame — has five in singles and 12 in women's doubles.
Heading into Roland Garros, she had won three majors in a row with Mirza as her doubles partner, but they lost in the third round in Paris.
(With inputs from AP)