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Fighting and great determination: Polášek and Peers triumphed in the final in Sydney! – Športky.sk


Jan 15, 2022
Slovak tennis player Filip Polášek with Croatian Ivan Dodig Source: SITA / AP / Luca Bruno

SYDNEY – Slovak tennis player Filip Polášek and Australian John Peers triumphed at the ATP tournament in Sydney. The Italian duo Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini beat the third pair twice 7: 5 in Saturday’s doubles final.

In the opening set, both pairs kept their submissions. However, Polášek and Peers took the lead in the eleventh game 6: 5, and in the following they managed to break when they used the second set. In the second set, they lost their serve in the third and seventh games and lost 2: 5. However, they managed to turn the duel and after three breaks in a row, they triumphed again 7: 5.

Polášek thus won the 17th doubles title on the ATP Tour, second only to Peers. They triumphed together last year at the Masters 1000 in Indian Wells.

doubles final:
Filip POLÁŠEK, John Peers (SR / Austr.-3) – Simone Bolelli, Fabio Fognini (ITA) 7: 5, 7: 5