Atlanta ATP250 Semi Final

Published on July 27th, 2011

Colin and Ross in 1st Round action Atlanta

After Colin and Ross’s run at Wimbledon and an increase in ranking, they find themselves as fourth seeds for this weeks ATP250 tournament.

Colin and Ross continued their form by beating Dimitrov and Sweeting in the first round, in a close match the British pair were victorious 7-5 6-7 (10-6).

Following the first round victory, they faced Kunitsyn and Russell in the quarter final.  The British pair were in excellent form and won 6-3 6-1 and won 54 per cent of their return points, breaking their unseeded opponents five times to claim victory in one hour and four minutes.

This setup their second ATP250 semi final of the year, against Bachinger and Moser.  After losing a tight first set 6-4 they stormed back to take the 2nd set 6-1 sending the match into a championship tie break.  However Fleming and Hutchins just missed out and lost the tie break 10-8.

Colin and Ross pick up 90 points from Atlanta, pushing Colin’s doubles ranking up to 55 in the world.  The British pair will now travel to the ATP250 ‘Farmers Classic’ in South California.

 

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