USA's Jack Sock and Jackson Withrow have conquered ATP Delray Beach. The American duo beat American Nick Monroe and Australia's John-Patrick Smith in the final 4-6 6-4 10-8 to claim their first team title. Monroe and Smith broke Sock and Withrow in the 10th game of the first set to take the opener by a 6-4 score.
Sock and Withrow recovered from a 3-1 second set deficit to take the second set and force a decider. Sock and Withrow won three points in a row to take a 9-7 match tie-break lead as they won the title after converting their second match point.
Both teams finished the match with a total of 65 points earned during the match -- which came to an end after an hour and 19 minutes of play. Sock and Withrow were down by a set in each of their last three matches but recovered to eventually claim the Delray Beach title.
Lucky losers David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco edged doubles specialists Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya 5-7 7-5 10-8 to claim the Rio de Janeiro title. Mektic and Peya found themselves a break down after the opening game of the match but bounced back to steal the opening set.
Mektic and Peya seemed to be cruising to a straight set as they were 4-1 up in the second set but Marrero and Verdasco refused to give up as they went on to steal the second set and force a decider. Marrero and Verdasco took a 9-6 match tie-break lead after they recovered from an early 2-5 deficit.
Mektic and Peya saved the first two match points but Marrero and Verdasco made no mistake on the third match point to seal the win. The match came to an end after an hour and 50 minutes of action. Top-seeded Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus created a comeback to beat No.
4 seeds Marcus Daniell and Dom Inglot 6-7 (2) 6-3 10-4 and take the Marseille title. Daniell and Inglot won four points in a row to take a 5-1 first set tie-break as they went on to comfortably win the tie-break and take the lead.
Klaasen and Venus made the most out of the break earned in the fourth game of the second set as they held on to their serves to force a decider. Klaasen and Venus won five points in a row to take a 6-2 match tie-break lead and never looked back as they went on to routinely close out the match.
Klaasen and Venus saved 2-of-2 of the break point chances they faced in an hour and 22 minutes of play. Full results: