By Glenys Furness
- Dom Inglot & Austin Krajicek claimed title in Atlanta
- The Brit/American were second seeds
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA – Dom Inglot & Austin Krajicek entered the doubles in the ATP 250. The pair were second seeds.
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Dom Inglot & Austin Krajicek entered the ATP 250 in Atlanta, starting the American hard court swing. The Brit/American were seeded second. In the first round the Brit/American were drawn against Matthew Ebden & Tennys Sandgren. The Australian/American pairing got off to the best start, breaking the serve of the seeds. However, the Brit/American re-grouped in the second set fighting hard the seeds forced a tiebreak.
Inglot/Krajicek edged the breaker to force a match tiebreak. This was the point where the seeds took things up a level. The Brit/American eased through the match tiebreak and moved into the quarter-final 4-6, 7-6(5), 10-5.
The quarter-final saw the Brit/American up against Cameron Norrie & Taylor Fritz. Once again the seeds were surprised and taken to a tiebreak. As in the first round the seeds lost the first set, however it was much closer as the Brit/American were edged out. The second set saw Inglot/Krajicek fight back and force another breaker. This one saw the seeds dominate and pull level. In the deciding match tiebreak the Brit/American took the early lead and didn’t look back. They claimed a spot in the semi final 6-7(6), 7-6(3), 10-5.
In the semi-final Inglot/Krajicek were up against Jack Sock & Jackson Withrow. The first set was once again a tiebreak, this time though the Brit/American claimed the lead. In the second set the seeds managed to break serve and hold on to book their spot in the final 7-6(4), 6-3.
The final saw the second seeds against the top seeds Bob & Mike Bryan. The first set saw the Brit/American manage to break the serve of the Bryans and take the lead. The top seeds fought back in the second set, staying toe to toe with Inglot/Krajicek and forcing a tiebreak. Bob & Mike Bryan edged the tiebreak to force a deciding match tiebreak. This was a very tight affair, however it was the Brit/American that edged out the Americans to claim their second title together 6-4, 6-7(5), 11-9.
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Doubles Round Up
Dan Evans with Jordan Thompson were defeated by Jack Sock & Jackson Withrow in the first round in Atlanta 7-6(6), 6-1.
Evan Hoyt with Skander Mansouri were defeated by Zhe Li & Hugo Nys in the quarter-final in Granby 6-4, 6-4.
Brydan Klein with Roberto Maytin were defeated by Andre Goransson & Sem Verbeek in the quarter-final in Granby 6-1, 7-5.
Emily Webley-Smith with Sachia Vickery were defeated by Mai Hontama & Minori Yonehara in the first round in Granby 6-0, 7-6(4).
Lloyd Glasspool with Michail Pervolarakis were defeated by Nathan Pasha & Max Schnur in the first round in Binghamton 7-6(4), 6-4.
Liam Broady with Ruan Roelofse were defeated by Oliver Crawford & Anderson Reed in the first round in USA 6-3, 6-4.
Katie Swan with Maria Sanchez were defeated by Sanaz Marand & Caitlin Whoriskey in the semi-final in USA 6-2, 6-2.
Isaac Stoute with Jordan Parker were defeated by Washi Gervais & Mwendwa Mbithi in the first round in Mexico 6-2, 6-4.
Jack Gibbens with Breno Souza Plentz were defeated by Jaimee Angele & Ronan Joncour in the first round in Mexico 6-4, 6-2.
William Butler & Deji Thomas-Smith were defeated by Alessandro Ingarao & Luca Prevosto in the first round in Tunisia 6-0, 6-4.
Stuart Parker with Marius Ruzgas were defeated by Mats Hermans & Bart Stevens in the semi-final in Tunisia 7-5, 6-2.
Anna Popescu with Miranda Poile were defeated by Paula Arias Manjón & Ana Lantigua De La Nuez in the first round in Tunisia 6-4, 7-6(4).
Toby Martin with Anatoliy Petrenko were defeated by Aziz Kijametovic & Sven Lah in the final in Austria 6-2, 6-3.
Alexander Romay with Angel Miguel Otondo were defeated by Sergio Martos Gornes & Jaume Pla Malfeito in the first round in Spain 6-2, 6-1.
Aleksandra & Katarzyna Pitak were defeated by Samantha Murray & Cristina Bucșa in the first round in Spain 7-6(0), 6-1.
Samantha Murray with Cristina Bucșa were defeated by Alba Carrillo Marin & Angela Fita Boluda in the semi-final in Spain 6-3, 2-6, 10-6.
Sarah Beth Grey & Eden Silva were defeated by Gabriella Da Silva Fick & Magali Kempen in the quarter-final in Portugal 0-0 RET.
Ali Collins with Karola Bejenaru were defeated by Rania Azziz & Mathilde Dury in the quarter-final in France 6-1, 2-6, 10-3.
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