Rojer, Groenefeld win French Open mixed doubles

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 5, 2014 at 6:40 am •  Published: June 5, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands and Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany won the mixed doubles title at the French Open by defeating eighth-seeded Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia and Julia Goerges of Germany 4-6, 6-2, 10-7 on Thursday.

Zimonjic and Goerges took the opening set when the Serb hit a forehand return winner off Rojer's serve.

Rojer and Groenefeld evened the match as Goerges dropped serve twice in the second set. They won four straight points in the Champions tiebreaker to lead 5-2 before clinching the victory when Goerges netted a backhand volley.