Madrid, Spain, 6 Could 2023 | Leigh Rogers
Matt Ebden has fallen simply in need of having fun with a fairytale title-winning run in his Madrid Masters doubles debut.
Andrey Rublev and Karen Khachanov recorded a 6-3 3-6 [10-3] victory in as we speak’s closing, dashing the title hopes of Ebden and Indian companion Rohan Bopanna.
It’s a first profession ATP Masters 1000 doubles title for each Rublev and Khachanov. The shut mates, who’re each top-ranked singles gamers, had misplaced their two earlier finals collectively at this stage.
“Third time is a allure,” smiled Khachanov after their victory.
Ebden, a 35-year-old from Perth, and Bopanna had been aiming to win their second ATP Masters 1000 doubles title of the season, having triumphed at Indian Wells in March. This might have made Ebden the primary Australian to realize this feat in 20 years.
There’s some comfort for Ebden, who is ready to enhance from world No.22 to a career-high world No.15 in subsequent week’s rankings.
A finals look additionally propels Ebden and Bopanna to the highest place within the Race to the ATP Finals, because the crew to earn probably the most rating factors to this point this season.
Aussies in motion – Madrid
Males’s doubles, closing
Karen Khachanov/Andrey Rublev d  Matt Ebden (AUS)/Rohan Bopanna (IND) 6-3 3-6 [10-3]
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