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Colombian team of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah win men's doubles title at 2015 Brasil Open

Modified 16 Feb 2015, 12:14 IST
Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in action in the finals of the Brasil Open

Sao Paulo, Feb 16 (IANS)f the

Colombia's Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah won the men's doubles tennis title in the Brasil Open by defeating Italians Paolo Lorenzi and Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 6-2.Β The Colombians won the final in a hour and four minutes Sunday after finishing runners-up in the previous edition, reported Xinhua.

Cabal and Farah reached the finals by beating Brazilians Marcelo Demoliner and Rogerio Dutra Silva, and their compatriots Nicolas Barrientos and Santiago Giraldo.

In the semifinal, Cabal and Farah defeated Brazilian Marcelo Melo and Austrian Julian Knowle, who were also favourites to win the doubles.

This is the third ATP title won by the Colombians, who will travel to Rio de Janeiro to play the Rio Open, which they won last year.

Published 16 Feb 2015, 12:09 IST
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