The British couple formed by Jamie Murray and Neal skupski he won this Friday 7-5 and 6-3 to the one that make up the American Rajeev ram and English Joe salisbury, third-seeded, and made it to the doubles final of the Cincinnati tournament, which is played on the tracks of Flushing Meadows.
The brother of Andy Murray and Skupski advanced to their first ATP Tour final as a doubles pair to face the Spaniard Pablo Carreño and the australian Alex de Miñaur, who in the first semifinal beat the Americans 7-5 and 6-4 Steve Johnson and Austin krajicek.
The British duo saved their two break points to eliminate the Australian Open champions after one hour and 24 minutes of play on the Grandstand court.
Murray and Skupski They will attempt to lift their first doubles title on the ATP circuit on Saturday, more than a year after triumphing in the Arizona Tennis Classic, a Challenger tournament, in their team debut in March 2019.
Despite not being among the favorites, on their way to the final they have defeated three pairs that were seeded. In addition to beating RAM and Salisbury, Murray and Skupski they also defeated the main favorites, the Colombians Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, in the first round, and the sixth favorites, the Germans Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies in the quarterfinals.
Similar trajectory have had his rivals of the grand final, Pablo Carreño and Alex De Miñaur, who have debuted this week as a doubles pair and did not start among the favorites.
How Murray and Skupski, the Spanish and the Australian reached the final without being seeded after beating the Americans 7-5 and 6-4 Steve Johnson and Austin Krajicek and they are aiming for their first doubles title at a Masters 1000.