ATP DOUBLES: Ivan Dodig and Marcel Granollers-Pujol conquer Rotterdam Open


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ATP DOUBLES: Ivan Dodig and Marcel Granollers-Pujol conquer Rotterdam Open

Ivan Dodig and Marcel Granollers-Pujol are the 2017 Rotterdam Open doubles champions. Dodig and Granollers-Pujol handed a loss to Wesley Koolhof and Matwe Middelkoop in the final.

The number three-seeds needed an hour and 13 minutes to beat the Dutch pair 7-6 (5) 6-3. The champions won 41/50 (82%) of their first serve points - converted their only break point chance of the match 1/1 (100%) - saved 4/4 (100%) of the break point chances they did face.

Dodig and Granollers-Pujol revealed they'll be playing together in 2017 af the end of last year's season. The duo has won their first doubles title this week in Rotterdam. Koolhof and Middelkoop, the 2017 Sydney doubles champions, fell just short of landing their second title of the season.

Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah made it all the way at the Argentina Open in Buenos Aires. The top-seeds of Buenos Aires without much problems outclassed Santiago Gonzalez and David Marrero on Sunday.

They lost lost just five games on their way to defeating Gonzalez and Marrero in exactly an hour of play 6-1 6-4. Cabal and Farah won 21/24 (88%) of their first serve points - converted 3/7 (43%) of their break point opportunities in the final - saved 3/3 (100%) of the break point opportunities they faced.

The Columbian duo went all the way for the first time in the 2017 season. In Memphis, Brian Baker and Nikola Mektic took the Memphis Open doubles crown.

The unseeded duo needed an hour and a minute of play to outgun the American team in straight sets 6-3 6-4. Just like in Rotterdam and Buenos Aires, the winner of the tournament won its first title of the season. Harrison was close to having a dream week in Memphis, as he won his first ever ATP title earlier in the day after beating Nikoloz Basilashvili in the singles final.

Baker and Mektic won 29/35 (83%) of their first serve points and converted 3/4 (75%) of their break chances. Full results: Rotterdam: [3] Ivan Dodig (CRO) & [3] Marcel Granollers-Pujol (ESP) d. Wesley Koolhof (NED) & Matwe Middelkoop (NED) 7-6 (5) 6-3
Buenos Aires: [1] Juan Sebastian-Cabal (COL) & [1] Robert Farah (COL) d.

Santiago Gonzalez (MEX) d. David Marrero (ESP) 6-1 6-4
Memphis: Brian Baker (USA) & Nikola Mektic (CRO) d. Ryan Harrison (USA) & Steve Johnson (USA) 6-3 6-4 Photo-- ABN AMRO WTT (@abnamrowtt) Twitter Also read: David Ferrer hopes to achieve a great milestone in Rio de Janeiro next week