Slovak Open: Ramanathan-Vasilevski enter men’s doubles final
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Slovak Open: Ramanathan-Vasilevski enter men’s doubles final

Slovakia, Nov 10: Ramkumar Ramanathan of India and Andrei Vasilevski of Belarus, defeated fourth seeded Spanish pair of Gerard Granollers and David Marrero by 7-5, 4-6, 10-6 in an 85- minute-long clash in men's doubles semi-final to enter into the finals of the 106,000 Euro Peugeot Slovak Challenger Tour Open in Slovakia here on Friday.

Ramanathan-Vasilevski unleashed nine aces and committed four double faults. Their first service was 72 per cent in and won 77 per cent points (40/52) on first service and 40 per cent (8/20) on the second service. Ramanathan-Vasilevski saved three break points out of 5 and won two break points out of five.

Granollers-Marrero fired four aces and committed one double fault while their 69 per cent first service was in. They won 73 per cent (35/48) points on first service and 45 per cent 10/22) on the second service.

The Spaniards saved three out of five break points and won two out of five break points.Ramanathan-Vasilevski will clash with third seeds Denys Molchanov (Ukraine) and Igor Zelenay (Slovakia) in the final.

In another match Molchanov-Zelenay upset top seeds from United Kingdom Jonny O'Mara and Ken Skupski 6-4, 7-5 in the doubles semi-final in 69 minutes.

UNI