Unseeded Groenefeld and Rojer lift Paris mixed doubles crown

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Posted: Jun 05, 2014 8:15 AM

PARIS (Reuters) - Unseeded Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany and Dutchman Jean-Julien Rojer won the French Open mixed doubles title on Thursday.

They beat eighth seeds Julia Goerges of Germany and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia 4-6 6-2 10-7 in the final.

Groenefeld won the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon in 2009 with Mark Knowles of the Bahamas.

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Rojer reached the Wimbledon semi-finals last year with Russian Vera Dushevina.

(Reporting by Alison Williams, editing by Ed Osmond)