Mirnyi/Oswald win Kremlin Cup doubles


Mirnyi/Oswald win Kremlin Cup doubles

Belarusian Maxim Mirnyi and Austrian Philippe Oswald became winners of the doubles Cup of the Kremlin.

In the final match, the Belarusian-Austrian tandem outplayed Damir Džumhur (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Antonio Šančić (Croatia), 6:3, 7:5.

Maxim Mirny debuted in the Kremlin Cup in 1996 and it's now his fifth win in the doubles.

Previously, he won the Moscow tournament in a duet with Australian Sandon Stolle (2001), Swiss Roger Federer (2002), Indian Mahesh Bhupati (2003) and Russian Mikhail Youzhny (2005).

For the 40-year-old Maxim Mirnyi, this is the 50th title in the men's doubles under the auspices of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

In the men's singles cup, Damir Džumhur won in the final against Lithuanian Ričardas Berankis, 6:2, 1:6, 6:4. German Julia Gerges won the women's doubles after defeating Daria Kasatkina in the final 6:1, 6:2. In the women's doubles, Hungarian Tímea Babos and Czech Andrea Hlaváčková beat the American-British duet Nicola Melichar / Anna Smith, 6:2, 3:6, 10:3.