PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 01: Jamie Murray of Great Britain, parter of Bruno Soares of Brazil plays a backhand in their mens doubles first round match against Luke Bambridge and Dominic Inglot of Great Britain during day three of the 2021 French Open at Roland Garros on June 01, 2021 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Tennis | Doubles Round up | Jamie Murray claims Winston-Salem title
Jamie Murray teamed up with Matthew Ebden for the ATP event. The Brit/Australian were third seeds. Their first round opponents were Sander Gille & Joran Vliegen. The Belgians stayed close to the third seeds in the first set before Murray & Ebden managed to break right at the end. The second set saw the Brit/Aussie break serve again and book a spot in the next round 7-5, 6-4.
The quarter-final saw Murray & Ebden against Alex Lawson & Robert Galloway. The Brit/Aussie secured a break of serve in the first set and took the lead. However the Americans fought back in the second set and levelled up the match. In the ensuing match tiebreak Murray & Ebden edged through and booked a spot in the semi-final 6-4, 3-6, 10-6.
In the semi-final the Brit/Aussie were against Simone Bolelli & Marcelo Melo. The first set was a very tight affair. Neither pair were able to break serve and a tiebreak ensued. In the breaker Murray & Ebden dominated and eased through to the lead. The second set saw the seeds again dominate and take the match in straight sets 7-6(2), 6-2.
The final saw the Brit/Aussie against Jan Zielinski & Hugo Nys. Murray & Ebden managed to break serve in the first set and took the lead. The second set saw the third seeds dominate Zielinski & Nys who struggled to stay with the Brit/Aussie. Murray & Ebden lifted the title 6-4, 6-2.
Doubles Round Up
Lloyd Glasspool with Harri Heliovaara were defeated by Jan Zielinski & Hugo Nys in the semi-final in Winston-Salem 6-4, 7-6(4).
Aidan McHugh with Nick Chappell were defeated by Ruben Gonzalez & Reese Stalder in the first round in Granby 6-2, 6-4.
Julian Cash & Henry Patten defeated Artem Sitak & Jonathan Eysseric in the final in Granby 6-3, 6-2.
Alicia Barnett & Olivia Nicholls defeated Harriet Dart & Rosalie Van Der Hoek in the final in Granby 5-7, 6-3, 10-1.
Billy Harris with Courtney Lock were defeated by Dane Sweeny & Tristan Schoolkate in the first round in Nonthaburi 7-5, 6-3.
Charles Broom with Daniel Cukierman were defeated by Dane Sweeny & Tristan Schoolkate in quarter-final in Nonthaburi 6-4, 6-3.
Emilie Lindh with Valentina Ryser were defeated by Michaela Bayerlova & Nicole Fossa Huergo in the semi-final in Verbier 6-4, 6-2.
Luc Koenig with Karan Singh were defeated by Egor Agafonov & Daniel Ibragimov in the quarter-final in Monastir 7-5, 6-2.
Blu Baker with Kosuke Ogura were defeated by Andrew Rogers & Adam Walton in the final in Cancun 6-2, 6-2.
Alisha Reayer with Camila Romero defeated Noel Saidenova & Jantje Tilbuerger in the final in Cancun 6-3, 7-6(3).
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