Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina went down fighting to second seeds Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond in the Wimbledon mixed doubles final here Sunday.
The Indo-Russian pair fell short against the class of their American opponents, losing 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 amid closed roof of the Centre Court at SW 19. The fourth seeds, who had stunned top seeds Bob Bryan and Liezel Huber in semifinals Saturday, lost a close match lasting a little over two hours.
It was a second Grand Slam final appearance of the year for Paes and Vesnina after they finished runnersup at the Australian Open.
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