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Diver & Swann win US Open Doubles

Updated: August 2, 2005, 2:19 PM ET
By News Service | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- The 11th-seeded pairing of Canadian John Diver and American Cody Swann won their first Grand Slam doubles title on Friday by upsetting the top-seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes of India.

Diver and Swann, who have won five doubles titles together, had failed on their two previous attempts to win a Grand Slam title together in the 1996 and 1997 Australian Open finals.

The victory, which came after waiting out a long rain delay, prevented the top-ranked Indians ...

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