Behar/Escobar Capture Marbella Doubles Crown


Ariel Behar and Gonzalo Escobar clinched their second ATP Tour title of 2021 on Sunday at the AnyTech365 Andalucia Open.

The Uruguayan and Ecuadorian team overcame Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Tomislav Brkic and Nikola Cacic of Serbia 6-2, 6-4 in 61 minutes at the Club de Tenis Puente Romano in Marbella. It avenged their loss in last month’s Argentina Open final, which Brkic and Cacic won 6-3, 7-5.

Behar and Escobar defeated second seeds Marcus Daniell and Philipp Oswald, and fourth seeds Luke Saville and John-Patrick Smith this week en route to their third ATP Tour team final.

Behar and Escobar captured their first trophy at the Delray Beach Open by in January, beating American brothers Christian Harrison and Ryan Harrison 6-7(5), 7-6(4), 10-4 in the final.


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