American duo Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow advanced to the Gijon Open final Saturday, when they ousted Sander Gille and Fabrice Martin 6-4, 6-4.
Lammons and Withrow, who claimed their first team title in San Diego last month, look to continue their hot streak Sunday, when they face Argentines Maximo Gonzalez and Andres Molteni in the championship match. The Americans are also two-time Challenger champions this season (Cary and Salzburg).
In Florence doubles action, third seeds Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek fended off two match points to survive Lorenzo Sonego and Andrea Vavassori 6-2, 3-6, 12-10. The Croatian-American duo, who won the ATP 250 event in Lyon earlier this season and are 12th in the Pepperstone ATP Teams Rankings, will face Frenchmen Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin in Sunday’s final.
Mahut and Roger-Vasselin took down countrymen Sadio Doumbia and Fabien Reboul 6-4, 7-6(4) Saturday to advance to their first Tour-level final of this season.
The French duo, who reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon this summer, look for their first team title since 2019 Tokyo.