Words by Phil James, Rearranged by Ros Satar

There will be guaranteed British interest in the ATP 250 Dusseldorf final, as the all-British pairing of Colin Fleming and Jonathan Marray set up a semi-final with Dominic Inglot and his partner Treat Huey.


Fleming/Marray [1] def Murray/Peers 7-5, 6-4

Top seeds, Colin Fleming and Jonny Marray despatched fellow Brit Jamie Murray and his Australian partner, John Peers in straight sets.

In the first set, both teams served strongly with two breaks for “Flemarray” and just one for the Brit/Aussie pairing.

The second set saw the first serving percentage drop a little for both, but Fleming/Marray broke twice again to edge the match.


Inglot/Huey [3] def Brands/Sijsling 7-6(4), 6-4

It was a strong start for Inglot/Huey, breaking in the first game of the match, only got Inglot to lose his serve at 3-1.

The set continued on serve saw the pairs trade mini-breaks, before Inglot/Huey were able to pull away to lead 6-3.

Brands and Sijsling were able to save one of the set points, but the set went to the British/Philippine pair after 40 minutes.

The momentum stayed with them, as they broke early, but missed out on a chance to have a double-break cushion.

The single break was all they needed, as they sealed the second set in 30 minutes.

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