The Soares and Demolinar teams bid farewell to Acapulco in the quarterfinal

The Soares and Demolinar teams bid farewell to Acapulco in the quarterfinal

Brazilians Bruno Soares and Marcelo Demolinar bid goodbye to the ATP 500 in Acapulco (Mexico) last night (18) after a fierce feud in the quarter-finals of the doubles. Soares and Briton Jamie Murray were beaten by brothers Kane and Neil Skupski 2 set 1, the Australian Open between Gauco Demolinar and Mexican Santago Gonzalez, the same score of a partnership defeat between North American Rajeev Ram and Joe from Salisbury, UK.

First entering the court, Soares and Murray faced difficulties against the British duo, and were partially defeated by 6/3. After the initial scare, the Brazilian duo rebounded and scored 6/3 in the second set. In the third and final end, Soares and Murray get down. The 6-9 loss came from a reaction: they managed to save three mach-points, but later missed a chance to close the game soon after. The British did not forgive, and took the set by 12/12.

The second game of dawn on Friday (19) was also difficult for Demolinar and Gonzalez. Gaucho’s pair started well, winning 6/4 on the court in the first set. But in the latter part, Rajiv and Salisbury regained control, winning 3/6. In the definition of a match tiebreak, the opposing pair went ahead, beating their Brazil-Mexico compatriots 10–7.

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