Max Purcell and Jordan Thompson have accomplished a powerful week on the Dallas Open, with the Aussie duo topped champions of the doubles event.
Purcell and Thompson defeated American-Australian pairing William Blumberg and Rinky Hijikata 6-4 2-6 [10-8] in an 84-minute closing to safe their second title as a crew.
The all-Australian mixture was additionally victorious at Houston final season, and later reached the Atlanta closing. Victory over Blumberg and Hijikata marked their 20th match win (towards simply 5 losses) since they first teamed within the 2021 season.
Purcell and Thompson, the No.4 seeds within the ATP 250 event, had progressed to the ultimate with out the lack of a set, and upset prime seeds Santiago Gonzalez and Neal Skupski within the semifinals.
It provides to a profitable week for Thompson, who additionally progressed to the quarterfinals of the singles event.
Whereas he bowed out to No.3 seed Ben Shelton in three units, Thompson is ready to enhance on his career-high world No.43 rating after a stellar begin to the 2024 season.
It was a fifth doubles title for 25-year-old Purcell, whereas Thompson lifted his third ATP doubles trophy.
Purcell entered the championship match in Dallas with useful historical past over his opponents – he claimed the Newport title final season with Blumberg and Tokyo with Blumberg.
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