Wimbledon: Rojer and Tecau Take Out Murray And Peers For Gentlemen's Doubles Title
Pic: British Tennis

So Saturday, the Gentlemen's dwoubles field had reached it's climax with the final. Jean-Julian Rojer (NED) and Horia Tecau (ROM), the 7th seeds, were up against Jamie Murray (GBR) and John Peers (AUS), the 13th seeds. Tecau was in his 4th Wimbledon final while this was Murray's, Peers', and Rojer's first.  During the tournament, it had been Murray that struggled to hold serve, so all eyes were on him to see if this would happen again. In the first set, both teams were finding their feet and feeling out the games. Murray and Peers were having contrasting service games. The Brit was holding easily where as the Australian was struggling to hold, but did.

First set tiebreak

The first set kept with serve with Murray holding easily, but Peers still struggling whilst Rojer and Tecau were having no such problems. The tiebreak beckoned and the 13 seeds got the early mini-break on the first point of the tiebreak. However the 7 seeds broke immediately back again and kept that momentum going. They soon had set points at 6-3. Murray and Peers got the score back to 6-5, with still a set point on the seventh-seeded pairing's serve.  What followed was the most amazing point of the set, with both teams racing all round the court, overheads after overheads were hit before finally, the 13th-seeded pairing hit the ball long. The first set was sealed for the Rojer and Tecau

Peers serving woes cost him and Murray the second set.

At the start of the second set, Rojer and Tecau managed to break early on, and it was on the Peers serve. The Australian had been serving amazingly well all tournament,  but unfortunately this time, Peers was the one having the problem with the serve. To make matters worse for the Murray and Peers, they were unable to get a look in on the Rojer/Tecau service games. This made the task of getting the break back very difficult. 

The 13 seeds were still hitting some amazing shots however with some sublime passing shots and an amazing running cross-court low over the net shots. Although they got close, the Brit/Australian pairing just couldn't get any break points still and this meant that it was getting harder for them to get back into the match. Soon, the second set had gone the way of the first with the Rojer and Tecau seeds taking it 6-4

Late break for Rojer and Tecau seal the title

This set started with both Murray and Peers holding serve, although still, Murray held easier than his partner. The seven seeds were holding serve without trouble and the score was level at 4-4 in the set. Peers was the one now serving to edge the lower seeds ahead again and put the pressure back on Tecau/Rojer. This time, Peers again struggled to hold serve, and was ultimately broken. Tecau/Rojer would be serving for the title, would either suffer nerves trying to secure the biggest title of their career so far? 

The answer would be a resounding no as they served the game out to take the title. Tecau finally had the Wimbledon trophy, a trophy that he had tried to win three previous times. This is the pair's first ever Grand Slam title. In a week where the Brits in the singles fell short of expectations, the pairing of Murray and Peers exceed theirs and gave the crowd much forward to look to on Saturday.

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