KARACHI: Pakistan’s Aisam ul Haq has reached the final of ATP Chengdu Open in China , men’s doubles, with his partner Jonathan Erlich of Israel.
The pair of Aisam and Erlich downed third seeded pair comprising Santiago Gonzalez of Mexico and Nenand Zimonjic of Serbia in straight sets.
The duo won the first set dropping just three games, in the second set Aisam and Erlich dropped only four games to complete a 6-3 and 6-4 win in the semi-final.
They earlier defeated top seeded Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic in the first round, while in second round (the quarter final) the Pak-Israel pair defeated Leonardo Mayer and Albert Ramos-Vinolas
This is Aisam’s 32nd career doubles’ final, 5th of the year. He has won all four of the previous finals this year, all with different partners.