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Michael Venus and Tim Puetz are seeking their second title of the season as a team in Stuttgart.

Puetz/Venus Seal Final Berth In Stuttgart

Koolhof/Skupski reach championship match in 's-Hertogenbosch

Tim Puetz and Michael Venus moved to within one win of capturing their second tour-level title of the season together Saturday at the BOSS OPEN, defeating Fabrice Martin and Andreas Mies 6-3, 7-6(9) in Stuttgart.

The German-New Zealand tandem won 95 per cent (42/44) of their first-serve points and saved two set points in the second-set tie-break to advance after 90 minutes.

The top seeds are teaming for the first time at the ATP 250 grass-court event and will play Hubert Hurkacz and Mate Pavic in the final on Sunday. Earlier this season, Puetz and Venus lifted the trophy in Dubai, while they captured crowns in Hamburg and Paris as a team in 2021.

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Koolhof/Skupski Keep Up The Heat In ‘s-Hertogenbosch
Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski moved past Robin Haase and Matwe Middelkoop 6-3, 6-2 in ‘s-Hertogenbosch to reach their seventh final of a standout season.

The Dutch-British pair has clinched a Tour-leading four titles in 2022 and are currently No. 1 in the Peppersone ATP Doubles Team Rankings. They did not face a break point en route to a 56-minute win over Dutch tandem Haase and Middelkoop.

The second seeds will face Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell in the final after the Australians edged Raven Klaasen and Marcelo Melo 1-6, 7-5, 10-6 in 80 minutes. The fourth seeds are aiming to lift their second tour-level trophy as a team this season after triumphing in Houston.