Croatians Dodig/Pavic Take Hamburg Doubles Title
Croatians Ivan Dodig and Mate Pavic completed a nearly perfect week at the German Tennis Championships 2017 on Sunday, winning their first team doubles title 6-3, 6-4 against Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay and Marc Lopez of Spain.
Dodig and Pavic did not drop a set all tournament and were in control during the 76-minute final. The top seeds saved two of three break points and broke their opponents three times to hoist the trophy.
“It was great. We played a really, really good level here all tournament. We had tough matches, from the first round,” Dodig said.
“I think overall we played a good match. I think we were just serving much better than they were,” Pavic said.
The winners will receive 500 Emirates ATP Doubles Rankings points and split €97,290. Cuevas/Lopez were trying to win their first team doubles title. They will receive 300 Emirates ATP Rankings points and split €47,630.