After defeat, Łukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo started the ATP final, the tennis tournament master who finishes the season. The Polish-Brazilian couple got lost in London with American Mike Bryan and Jacek Sock.
Paul, third in Brazil, did not go to the remainder of the US Open finals. Then in early September they lost 3: 6, 1: 6.
Monday's clash was much more flat, but Kubot and Melo fell to 3: 6, 6: 7 (5-7) anyway. The match ended twice with a service error for Poland.
On Wednesday, they played Oliver Mara and Croatia's Mate Paw Beach 4: 6, 6: 7 (3-7) in their first game against the same group "Knowles-Nestor".
Fifth, Kubot competes with a variety of partners in the ATP Final. Finn Henri Kontinen and Australian John Peers 4: 6, 2: 6 at a decisive meeting with Melo a year ago.
In the ATP Final, the prize pool is $ 8.5 million. 100,000 for each deblurter for participation, and 1 for 1 player. The victory in the group doubles was $ 38,000, and the final was 103,000. The bonus and win for 200,000 but the winner can be as rich as 517,000. Dollars if they do not get lost.
More impressive in a single sum. The group win is 203,000 bonus. Dollar, Final – 620,000, Winning in the tournament is 1.28M. The winner is waiting for $ 271.2 billion after the five-round duel ends.
A year ago, the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrow won, this year did not qualify for edition. The final of both competitions is scheduled for November 18th.
Single – "Gustavo Kuertena" Group:
Alexander Thorpe (Germany, 3) – Marin Silicrick (Croatia, 5) 7: 6 (7-5), 7: 6 (7-1)
Novak Djokovic (Serbia, 1 year old) – John Inner (USA, 8 years old)
Double game – "Knowles-Nestor" Group:
Mike Bryan, Jack Sock (USA, 5) – Łukasz Kubot, Marcelo Melo (Poland, Brazil) 6: 3, 7: 6 (7-5)
Oliver Marach, Mate Pavic (Austria, Croatia, 1) – Pierre-Hugues Herbert, Nicolas Mahut (France, 8)
6: 4, 7: 6 (7-3)
Source: sport.tvn24.pl, PAP