After winning their respective semifinal mixed doubles matches at the rain interrupted Roland Garros, Leander Paes – Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza – Ivan Dodig are set to face each other in teh final. The match will be a matter of huge excitement for Indian tennis fan. Thanks to the frequent rain interruptions both Paes – Hingis and Mirza – Dodig had to play two matches on the same day. Leander Paes at 42 is eyeing his “Career Slam” in mixed doubles.
In the semis, Paes and Hingis overcame the challenge from Édouard Roger-Vasselin and Andrea Hlavackova 6-3, 3-6, 10-7. Sania and Dodig on the other hand defeated Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Kristina Mladenovic 4-6, 6-3, 10-6. Sania and Dodig are the second seeded mixed doubles pair while Paes and Hingis are unseeded. The final will be played on Friday 3rd June.