Rojer picks up in the run-up to the US Open double title in Winston-Salem
Tennis player Jean-Julien Rojer in the night from Friday to Saturday the double title in the Us city of Winston-Salem won.
The dubbelspecialist of the Dutch Davis Cup team winning with his Romanian partner Horia Tecau a strong week in the U.s. state of North Carolina in the finals of the Chileen Julio Peralta, and Horacio Zeballos from Argentina to defeat: 6-3 and 6-4.
Thursday was the duo in the semi-finals is already more than too strong for Brian Baker and Nikola Mektic: 6-1 and 6-0.
Rojer and Tecau celebrated their fifteenth ATP-title on the ATP Tour, the third of this year. They showed in Winston-Salem to to be in shape for the US Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year.
The second-placed pair remained on the American hard courts without setverlies and was, moreover, only nineteen games.
“This is a beautiful birthday present,” said Rojer, who is 36 has become. “A defeat had this day can’t ruin it for me, but makes a profit it will of course be even better.”
The US Open begins Monday. The first day of the mannendubbelspel is on Wednesday. Last year, Rojer and Tecau in the third round off at the last Grand Slam tournament of the year.
The Swedish-Pakistani duo of Robert Lindstedt/Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi was two sets too strong: 3-6, 6-7 (4).