Kyrgios/Sock Book Place In Lyon Doubles Final
Marach, Pavic aim to clinch fourth title of year in Geneva
Kyrgios will compete in his first ATP World Tour doubles final, while Sock has a 10-10 record in team title matches. He lost his lone clay final with Vasek Pospisil at the 2016 Internazionali BNL d’Italia (l. to Bryan/Bryan).
Jebavy and Middelkoop teamed up to capture last year’s St. Petersburg Open doubles title (d. Peralta/Zeballos). Jebavy has a perfect 2-0 in tour-level finals, while Middelkoop is 6-3 overall.
At the Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open, top seeds Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic, who rose to No. 1 in the ATP Doubles Rankings for the first time on Monday, will contest their 10th team final (4-5 record) after coming through 6-1, 7-6(2) against Robert Lindstedt and Andrei Vasilevski in 70 minutes.
They will next face second seeds Ivan Dodig and Rajeev Ram, who beat Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey 7-6(9), 6-4 in 89 minutes. Dodig and Ram saved one set point at 7/8 in the first set tie-break, which they won on their ninth chance.