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Jonathon Erlich and Andrei Vasilevski clinch the Belgrade doubles title on Friday.

Erlich/Vasilevski Capture Belgrade Doubles Crown

Erlich now one win away from 400 match wins

Jonathan Erlich helped Andrei Vasilevski celebrate his 30th birthday by capturing their first ATP Tour team title on Friday with victory in the Belgrade Open final.

The Israeli-Belarusian team swept past Sweden’s Andre Goransson and Rafael Matos of Brazil 6-4, 6-1 in 73 minutes at the Novak Tennis Center.

Erlich, 44, is now one victory away from 400 match wins after he clinched the 22nd doubles title of his career, while Vasilevski lifts his first tour-level trophy. They previously reached two finals together at 2020 Pune and 2021 Montpellier.

Erlich and Vasilevski reached the Belgrade final with three Match Tie-break wins over Andres Molteni/Frederik Nielsen (first round), Sander Arends/Luis David Martinez (quarter-finals) and Ivan Sabanov/Matej Sabanov (semi-finals).

Goransson and Matos were playing together for the first time this week.