Romanian-Dutch duo win Champions Tournament, reach number one spot
Romanian tennis player Horia Tecau (left) and Dutchman Jean-Julien Rojer (right) won the Champions Tournament doubles competition on Sunday and will finish the year as the world’s best doubles team for the first time in their career.
Tecau and Rojer have won all their five matches at the Champions Tournament in London. They beat the former number one team, made of American brothers Mike and Bob Bryan in the semifinals, and Romanian-Indian duo Florin Mergea-Rohan Bopanna in the final on Sunday.
Horia Tecau and Jean-Julien Rojer have won three ATP titles this year, including a Grand Slam title at Wimbledon. Overall, they have 11 titles as a team.
For Mergea and Bopanna, the final in London also came after a good year. The two only started playing as a team in March and won two titles, including the Madrid Masters. They will finish the year on the 7th place in ATP’s teams ranking.
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(Photo source: Jean-Julien Rojer Facebook page)