Neal Skupski and Wesley Koolhof entered the Masters event in Barcelona and were unseeded. In the first round the Brit/Dutch pair were against lucky loser pair Sander Gille & Joran Vliegen. Skupski & Koolhof secured the break of serve in the first set to move ahead. The Belgian pair fought back in the second set, forcing a tiebreak. The Brit/Dutch pair edged through to book a spot in the next round 6-3, 7-6(9).
The quarter-final match was to be against Spanish wildcard pair Marc Lopez & Feliciano Lopez who had beaten the top seeds in the first round. However, the Spaniards withdrew before the match and therefore handed a walkover to Skupski & Koolhof 0-0 (RET).
In the semi-final Skupski & Koolhof were against Jean-Julien Rojer & Marcelo Arevalo-Gonzalez. The Dutch/Salvadorian pairing found the Brit/Dutch player too good in the first set. Skupski & Koolhof broke to take the lead. However, Rojer & Arevalo-Gonzalez regrouped in the second, and dominated to level up the match. The ensuing match tiebreak was tense, with the Brit/Dutch pair edging through to book a spot in the final 6-4, 2-6, 10-8.
Due to the weather, the semi-final and final were played on the same day. The final saw Skupski & Koolhof against Kevin Krawietz & Andreas Mies. The Brit/Dutch pair were matched step for step by the Germans. The first set tiebreak was secured by Skupski & Koolhof. However, the second set was also a tiebreak, which was taken by the Germans to level up. The final match tiebreak saw the Germans get the mini break and not look back to claim the title 6-7(3), 7-6(5), 10-6.
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