ATP Winston-Salem: Jean-Julien Rojer, Horia Tecau win back-to-back titles


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ATP Winston-Salem: Jean-Julien Rojer, Horia Tecau win back-to-back titles

Netherland's Jean-Julien Rojer and Romanian Horia Tecau have won back-to-back Winston-Salem Open doubles titles after defeating USA's Jamie Cerretani and Indian Leander Paes in the final. Second-seeded Rojer and Tecau won 88 percent of their first serve points, converted 3-of-6 of their break point chances and saved 4-of-4 Cerretani and Paes' break point opportunities on their way to capturing a comfortable 6-4 6-2 win in an hour and seven minutes of play.

Rojer and Tecau saved three break points in the opening game of the match before they converted their first break point -- which at the same time was a set point -- in the 10th game to clinch the first set. The second seeds saved a break point in the first game of the second set before they broke their opponents in the fourth game to take a 3-1 lead.

Rojer and Tecau blew three break points in the sixth game but broke Cerretani and Paes in the eighth game to seal the win. Rojer and Tecau clinched the Winston-Salem doubles title in style as they didn't drop a single set in four matches played this week.

Rojer and Tecau now have won two titles this year as they previously made it all the way at the ATP 500 event in Dubai. Rojer, 37, and 33-year-old Tecau will now be gunning to win back-to-back US Open titles. Rojer and Tecau beat Spain's Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in last year's US Open final to claim their maiden team title at Flushing Meadows. Full result:

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