Tennis: Romanians Tecau, Mergea men’s doubles finalists in ATP tournaments of Sydney, Auckland
Two Romanian tennis players, doubles’ specialists Horia Tecau and Florin Mergea, managed similar performances on Friday; each of them qualified in the mens’ doubles final of two ATP tournaments, in Sydney and Auckland, respectively.
Horia Tecau (left) and Florin Mergea (right) played together for Romania’s Davis Cup team in 2014
Horia Tecau and Dutch Jean-Julien Rojer qualified to the men’s doubles final of the 439,405-dollar ATP tournament in Sydney (Australia). They defeated in the semifinal the Swedish-Polish pair Robert Lindstedt / Marcin Matkowski 6-3, 3-6, 10-8.
Florin Mergea and British Dominic Inglot qualified to the final of the men’s doubles of the 464,000-dollar ATP tournament in Auckland (New Zealand).They defeated 6-4, 3-6, 14-12 Marcelo Melo (Brasil) / Maxi Mirnyi (Belarus) in the semifinal.