Long won the French Open doubles

UPDATED – Czech tennis player Lukáš Dlouhý and Indan Leander Paes won the French Open doubles. In today’s finals, the third-placed pair beat Wesley Moodie with Dick Norman 3: 6, 6: 3 and 6: 2. Long after Jaroslav Drobný, Tomáš Šmíd and Daniel Vack only the fourth Czech doubles winner Roland Garros.

“I do not even know what to say, I’ve never won anything at grandslam,” Dlouhy said at a court ceremony. “Thanks a lot to Leander and all who supported me,” added a 26-year-old Czech tennis player.

Martin Navrátilová also watched his success in the auditorium.Paes, who rejoiced from his third franc debut title on the French Open, after a transformed mecobol (dal ace) hurried into the auditorium, and with the Czech native who won the mixed doubles in Wimbledon 2003, he embraced.

The Czech- The Indian pair did not get into the match, lost 0: 3 and the lost brace was not back. Paes also received from Belgian Norman, 38 years oldest grandslam finalist, ball in the eye. After the glaciation, he could continue the game.

The second set, on the other hand, went out to Dlouhý and Paes and the third set was decided on the title. In that, again, Dlouhý and Paes succeeded, eliminating the almost two-meter rivals by technical play.

The collaboration of Dlouhý and Paes started last year in Paris.They immediately started to thrive, and now after twelve months they ended up in joyous embrace of the title. Long turned his fourth final in the first grandslam debut title. “We are celebrating the title of a small anniversary, this is a very special day for us, and I would like to thank Lukáš very much,” said Paes, thirty-five. />
In Paris, Daniel Vacek and Jevgeni Kafelnikov were the last to win the title in doubles.Paes also stood at the last Czech grand prix triumph, three years ago he won the US Open along with Martin Damm.

Previous Czech doubles winners On the French Open:

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< - Moodie, Norman (JAR / Belg.) 3: 6, 6: 3, 6: 2.