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Last Updated: Friday, 2 July, 2004, 19:12 GMT 20:12 UK
Doubles gloom for Martina
By Scarlett Elworthy
BBC Sport at Wimbledon

Leander Paes (left) and Martina Navratilova
Paes and Navratilova were reigning champions in the mixed doubles
Martina Navratilova's bid to retain her mixed doubles crown ended when she and partner Leander Paes were defeated by Zimbabwe pair Wayne and Cara Black.

The quartet's third-round match had been suspended late on Thursday with the final set tied at 10-10 because of fading light and damp conditions.

When the match resumed, number nine seeds the Blacks quickly wrapped up a 7-6(9-7) 6-7(5-7) 13-11 win.

Navratilova, chasing a record 21st SW19 title, is still in the women's doubles.





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