Frenchmen Doumbia/Reboul Down Prime Seeds Koolhof/Skupski In Vienna | ATP Tour


The unseeded duo of Sadio Doumbia and Fabien Reboul upset high seeds Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski on Wednesday on the Erste Financial institution Open, the place the all-French pair clinched a Match Tie-break opening-round.victory.

Regardless of not making a break probability within the match, the Frenchmen pulled out a 2-6, 7-6(5), 10-4 win by proudly owning the essential moments of the one-hour, 47-minute match. Doumbia and Reboul stayed inside touching distance by saving 9 of 11 break factors they confronted, and made their transfer late to earn the upset.

Fourth-seeded Belgians Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen have been additionally knocked out on the ATP 500, with People Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow scoring a 6-4, 6-4 victory.

Lammons/Withrow face an important week of their quest to qualify for the Nitto ATP Finals. They’re at present tenth within the Pepperstone ATP Dwell Doubles Groups Rankings, simply 25 factors behind ninth-placed Marcelo Arevalo and Jean-Julien Rojer and 35 factors behind eighth-placed Jamie Murray and Michael Venus.

Arevalo and Rojer maintained their Turin push after they prevented changing into the third seeded pair to fall on Wednesday in Vienna. They defeated Nikola Mektic and John Friends 6-7(3), 6-4, 10-8 to set advance to face dwelling wild card pair Sebastian Ofner and Philipp Oswald.

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Murray/Venus Again From The Brink In Basel
The truth that their closest Nitto ATP Finals qualification rivals had received in Vienna made Murray and Venus’ dramatic late-night victory in opposition to Alexander Bublik and Adrian Mannarino on the Swiss Indoors Basel all of the extra necessary.

The fourth-seeded British-Kiwi duo rallied again from the brink in outstanding circumstances to succeed in the second spherical in Switzerland, saving three match factors when Bublik and Mannarino led 6-4, 6-5 and 40/0 on serve, earlier than prevailing 4-6, 7-6(3), 10-6.

Hugo Nys and Jan Zielinski additionally superior with a 7-6(5), 6-3 win in opposition to Dutchmen Tallon Griekspoor and Robin Haase, whereas Alex de Minaur and Max Purcell beat Lloyd Glasspool and Nicolas Mahut 7-5, 7-6(5).



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