Hingis, Paes win Aussie Open mixed doubles title

Melbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) - Swiss legend Martina Hingis and Leander Paes of India captured the Australian Open mixed doubles title Sunday with a 6-4, 6-3 win over France's Kristina Mladenovic and Canadian Daniel Nestor.

Hingis was back in a final at the Australian Open, where she made her Grand Slam debut 20 years ago. It's her first major title since returning from retirement.

Hingis won the 2006 Australian Open mixed doubles title with Paes' countryman and former doubles partner, Mahesh Bhupathi. She won three straight singles titles at Melbourne Park from 1997-99.