Aisamul Haq, Matkowski triumphs Classic doubles

Aisamul Haq, Matkowski triumphs Classic doubles

Auckland (Staff Report): Tennis veterans Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Marcin Matkowski have won the ASB Classic doubles title in the 2nd-set tiebreak on Saturday.

The duo came from behind to win the ASB Classic title in 2nd -set tiebreak.

Qureshi and Matkowski triumphed 1-6, 6-2 (10-3) over Jonathan Erlich and Scott Lipsky on Saturday, blowing their opponents away with the match on the line.

Matkowski said, "We came out a bit flat but they were returning unbelievably, and we hung in there second set, changed the flow of the match a little bit," he added, "The tiebreak was one of the best I've ever played, everything went our way."

The Matkowski-35 and Qureshi-36 broke to go 3-2 up before winning the next three games and forcing the match into tiebreak.