Alastair Gray & Ewan Moore claimed the doubles title in Roehampton
Unseeded Brits only dropped one set en route
ROEHAMPTON, UNITED KINGDOM – Alastair Gray & Ewan Moore were unseeded in the ITF event in Roehampton. The Brits lost only one set en route to the title.
-Latest player gear | Pro:Direct Tennis Shop-
Buy the latest gear from the top players from the Pro:Direct Tennis Shop and check out their 80% off sale on selected tennis equipment now on
Buy the latest gear from the top players from the Pro:Direct Tennis Shop and check out their range of Players’ kits.
Click to buy via Britwatch Sports
Alastair Gray & Ewan Moore teamed up for the ITF event in Roehampton. The Brits were unseeded, their first round opponents were the second seeds Antoine Cornut-Chauvinc & Gabriel Petit. The French pair tried to stay with the Brits, however Gray & Moore stood firm. The Brits managed to break the French seeds in both sets to move into the quarter-final in straight sets 6-4, 6-4.
The quarter-final saw the Brits up against Rikhardt Bierman & Tom Hands. The German/Brit pair stayed toe to toe with Gray & Moore in the first set, forcing a tiebreak. The Brits got the lead and didn’t look back. In the second set Bierman & Hands tried to match the Brits, but Gray & Moore were too strong and dominated to the set to move into the semi-final 7-6(4), 6-2.
In the semi-final Gray & Moore were facing the all British pair of Aidan McHugh & James Story. Both unseeded pairs wanted to make the final. Gray & Moore secured a break of serve in the first set which McHugh & Story could not respond to. The second set was the reverse with McHugh & Story getting the break of serve, forcing the match to a deciding tiebreak. Gray & Moore moved ahead in the breaker and booked their spot in the final 6-3, 3-6, 10-5.
The final saw the unseeded Brits against the top seeds Scott Clayton & Luke Johnson. Gray & Moore got off to the better start and broke the top seeds. The second set was much closer as Clayton & Johnson gelled better and forced a tiebreak. Gray & Moore got ahead in the breaker and didn’t look back. Gray claimed his first ITF doubles title and Moore his third by lifting the trophy 6-3, 7-6(5).
-Viagogo Tennis Tickets-
Search Viagogo for tennis tickets for upcoming tournaments
We may receive compensation for products purchased via affiliate links on this website
Privacy & Cookies Policy
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.