Luke Johnson with Jan Zieliński claimed the doubles title in Greece
Brit/Pole were top seeds
Only dropped one set en route
HERAKLION, CRETE, GREECE – Luke Johnson and Jan Zieliński teamed up for the ITF doubles event and were the top seeds. The Brit/Pole only lost one set en route to the trophy.
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Luke Johnson teamed up with Jan Zieliński and were the top seeds in Heraklion. In the first round the top seeds were up against the all British pairing of Anton Matusevich & Morgan Phillips. The top seeds dominated both sets, with Matusevich & Phillips struggling to get anything on serve. Johnson and Zieliński were in control and moved into the next round in straight sets 6-1, 6-2.
The quarter-final saw the top seeds against Markos Kalovelonis & Sergis Kyratzis. The Greek/Cypriot pair were totally dominated in the first set as Johnson and Zieliński easily took the first set. The second was a little closer as the Brit/Pole managed one break of serve to move into the semi-final in straight sets 6-1, 6-3.
In the semi-final the top seeds were up against Alexander Erler & Lenny Hampel. The Austrians stayed close with the Brit/Pole in the first set, however it was the seeds that secured the break and moved ahead. In the second set Johnson & Zieliński again fought hard and secured the one break needed to move into the final 6-3, 6-4.
The final had the top seeds against Adrian Bodmer & Jonas Trinker. The Swiss/Austrian pair got the jump on the Brit/Pole and dominated the first set. Johnson & Zieliński re-grouped and took control in the second set to level up the match. In the match tiebreak it was the top seeds that edged ahead to take the win 1-6, 6-2, 12-10.
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