Here is a recap of all the doubles finals on the ATP Tour on Sunday -
Third seeds Robert Lindstedt and Nenad Zimonjic captured beat Dutch duo Thiemo De Bakker and Jesse Huta Galung 5-7, 6-3, 10-8 in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament. Lindstedt/ Zimonjic were playing their fifth tournament together and this was their first title as a team.
Sao Paolo -
Second seeds Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares beat third seeds Frantisek Cermak and Michal Mertinak 6-7(5), 6-2, 10-7 in the final of the Brasil Open 2013 to win their fourth title as a team.
San Jose -
Fourth seeds Xavier Malisse and Frank Moser beat Aussies Lleyton Hewitt and Marinko Matosevic 6-0, 6-7(5), 10-4 to win their first title as a team.
How to play from the baseline
The expression “to endure the rally” is about those indeterminate moments of a rally where none of the players is leading.
The ability to endure the rally is fundamental when you play a “long rally”, because it offers you the chance to measure your opponent’s strong points and vulnerabilities, besides letting you position as best as possible for your next offensive shot.