Groenefeld, Rojer win French mixed doubles title

 

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Paris, France (SportsNetwork.com) - Germany's Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Dutchman Jean-Julien Rojer are the 2014 French Open mixed doubles champions.

The unseeded pairing combined to upset an eighth-seeded tandem of German Julia Goerges and Serb Nenad Zimonjic 4-6, 6-2, 10-7 in Thursday's final on Court Chatrier at Stade Roland Garros.

The 29-year-old Groenefeld was also a Grand Slam mixed doubles champion at Wimbledon in 2009. The 32-year-old Rojer is a first-time major champ.

The winning team will split $150,000.

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