- About the tournament
The top seeds of St. Petersburg Open 2021, two-time Grand Slam champions Brit Jamie Murray and Brazil Bruno Soares beat in the finals Andrey Golubev (Kazakhstan) and Hugo Nys (Monaco) in straight sets – 6/3, 6/4 in 1 h 20 mins.
In the opening set Murray/Soares took the initiative (2/0), Golubev and Nys broke back immediately but then couldn’t hold and dropped serve (3/1). The more experienced duo of the Briton and the Brazilian preserved theri lead to win the first set 6/3.
In the second set the game was even until the leaders of the St. Petersburg tournament Murray and Soares made another break to be up 4/3, and this lead was enough to close out the match in their favor.
This title became the 12th for Murray and Soares as a duo (for Jamie it is his 26th title and it’s the 35th title for Bruno).
“We had a great week here, and played a lot of good tennis. We knew we had to have a good week if we wanted to be qualified for the final tournament in Turin. It has been a long year for us, but I think we are coming good at the right time. We played a lot of good tennis throughout the week”, – said the British tennis player.
“It is an amazing city, amazing tournament and courts. It is really nice to play here, I think we got inspiration for the beautiful place and the city. It is my first time here, I was quite amazed and impressed, so I think we brought a good energy into the court and managed to play a lot of good tennis”, – added Bruno.
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