The Latest: Chan, Dodig win 2nd French Open mixed title

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):

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7 p.m.

Latisha Chan of Taiwan and Ivan Dodig of Croatia are the first duo to win two consecutive French Open mixed doubles championships — and they beat Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada and Mate Pavic of Croatia in the final both times.

The unseeded pair of Chan and Dodig defeated the second-seeded Dabrowski and Pavic 6-1, 7-6 (5) for this year’s title Friday.

It’s Dodig’s third trophy in Paris. He teamed with Marcelo Melo to win the men’s doubles title in 2015.

In women’s doubles, second-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France and Timea Babos of Hungary advanced to face Zheng Saisai and Duan Ying-Ying of China in the final.

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6:35 p.m.

The semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem has been suspended for the day because of rain in the third set.

The players split the first two sets — Thiem took the opener 6-2, then Djokovic grabbed the second 6-3 — and Thiem was up a break at 3-1 in the third when action was halted.

About 45 minutes later, tournament officials announced the match would resume Saturday.

The No. 1-seeded Djokovic has won 26 consecutive Grand Slam matches as he bids for a fourth major title in…

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