• Dom Inglot made the semi-final in Cologne
  • Defeated by the second seeds
COLOGNE, GERMANY – Dom Inglot and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi entered the ATP 250 event and were only defeated by the second seeds.

 

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Dom Inglot and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi entered the ATP event and were unseeded. The Brit/Pakistani pairing drew Nicholas Monroe and Benoit Paire in the first round. The Frenchmen looked to stay with Inglot & Qureshi in the first set, but the Brit/Pakistani pair secured the break and moved ahead. In the second set the French pair were broken again and Inglot & Qureshi moved into the next round 6-3, 6-4.

In the quarter-final Inglot & Qureshi were drawn against Ken Skupski & Santiago Gonzalez who were the fourth seeds. The Brit/Pakistani pairing stayed toe to toe with the Brit/Mexican pairing, forcing a tiebreak. Inglot & Qureshi edged the breaker to take the lead. The second set was dominated by the fourth seeds who levelled up the match. The final set was a match tiebreak, it was Inglot & Qureshi that got the break and stayed ahead to book their semi-final spot 7-6(7), 2-6, 10-5.

The semi-final pitted the Brit/Pakistani pair against the second seeds Pierre-Hugues Herbert & Nicolas Mahut. The French pair got off to the better start, breaking Inglot & Qureshi to take the first set. The second set was much closer and went to a tiebreak. Inglot & Qureshi dominated the breaker to level up the match. The match tiebreak was very close, with the French pair just edging ahead to take the spot in the final 6-4, 6-7(1), 10-7.

 

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Doubles Round Up

Jamie Murray & Neal Skupski were defeated by Karen Khachanov & Andrey Rublev in the first round in St Petersburg 6-7(6), 6-3, 13-11.

Luke Bambridge & Dan Evans were defeated by Cameron Norrie & Taylor Fritz in the first round in St Petersburg 3-6, 6-3, 10-5.

Cameron Norrie with Taylor Fritz were defeated by Marcelo Demoliner & Matwe Middelkoop in the quarter-final in St Petersburg 6-4, 6-4.

Jonny O’Mara with Marcelo Arevalo were defeated by John Peers & Michael Venus in the quarter-final in Sardinia 6-1, 6-2.

Lloyd Glasspool with Alex Lawson were defeated by Harri Heliovaara & Zdenek Kolar in the quarter-final in Lisbon 6-7(4), 6-4, 10-5.

Daniel Harris & Sean Harris were defeated by Jose Vidal Azorin & Pablo Vivero Gonzalez in the first round in Sharm-El-Sheikh 6-2, 6-4.

George Davies with Imran Sibille were defeated by Piotr Galus & Taiyo Yamanaka in the first round in Monastir 6-7(4), 6-4, 10-3.

Emily Arbuthnott & Freya Christie were defeated by Viktorila Dema & Martyna Kubka in the final in Sharm-El-Shekih 6-4, 6-3.

Harriet Dart & Sarah Beth Gray were defeated by Robin Anderson & Jessika Ponchet in the final in Cherbourg 4-6, 6-4, 10-8.

Emily Appleton & Ali Collins were defeated by Ingrid Gamarra Martins & Beatriz Haddad Maia in the quarter-final in Funchal 6-3, 6-4.

Next week Brits play in Reims, Macon, Sharm-El-Sheikh, Istanbul, Cologne, Antwerp, Vienna & Kazakhstan.

 

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