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Gajdosova, Ebden take Aussie mixed doubles title

Aussie wild card entrants Jarmila Gajdosova and Matthew Ebden combined to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title on Sunday.

The heavy crowd favorites were 6-3, 7-5 winners over a Czech duo of Lucie Hradecka and Frantisek Cermak.

The 25-year-olds Gajdosova and Ebden won 4-of-11 break points and tallied six aces in the triumph. They are the first locals to win an Australian Open title since 2005 when Samantha Stosur and Scott Draper were victorious in mixed doubles.

Gajdosova and Ebden will split $140,000.