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Dominic Stricker & Stan Wawrinka Win Gstaad Doubles Title | ATP Tour

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Dominic Stricker and Stan Wawrinka triumph in Gstaad for his or her first title as a group.

Wawrinka claims first doubles title in additional than a decade

Dominic Stricker and Stan Wawrinka gained the EFG Swiss Open Gstaad on Sunday after they upset prime seeds Marcelo Demoliner and Matwe Middelkoop 7-6(8), 6-2 for the title.

Coming into the week, Stricker and Wawrinka had solely performed one tour-level match collectively, which resulted in a Davis Cup loss earlier this 12 months.

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However the Swiss stars mixed for a dream week on house soil in Gstaad, incomes 4 wins en path to lifting the trophy. Within the closing, they didn’t face a break level and gained 89 per cent of their first-serve factors to emerge victorious after one hour and 24 minutes.

It marks Wawrinka’s first doubles title in additional than a decade, relationship again to Chennai in 2013. The Swiss additionally captured glory on the Beijing Olympics alongside Roger Federer in 2008.

Stricker started the week with no tour-level doubles victory in 2023. However the lefty leaves Gstaad along with his first ATP Tour crown.

Did You Know?
Stricker and Wawrinka have been teammates at this 12 months’s United Cup. Wawrinka was the taking part in captain.

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