The pair formed by the Spanish Pablo Carreño Busta and the Australian Alex De Miñaur beat the British Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski 6-2 and 7-5 this Saturday and were proclaimed new doubles champions of the Masters 1000 tournament in Cincinnati.
After more than two hours of postponement due to the rain that fell on the Grandstand track, in Flushing Meadows (New York), where this year the Masters 1000 tournament in Cincinnati was played, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Carreño Busta and De Miñaur imposed their best tennis against Murray and Skupski in the duel of unseeded pairs. The triumph achieved by Carreño Busta and De Minaur is their first in a Masters 1000 after they debuted this week as a couple in the ATP competition.
Again, Carreño Busta’s game from the back of the court and his Australian teammate’s network coverage made the difference in the decisive goals of the second set, after the first was a walk for the new doubles champions of Cincinnati .
Carreño Busta and De Miñaur, trailing 0-4 in the second set, kept their nerve to maintain serve at the deciding point and win their first ATP Tour doubles title after 83 minutes. The prize, $ 80,000 and 1,000 points for the world ranking.