© ATP 250 Ecuador Open

Nicolas Jarry and Hans Podlipnik-Castillo will reach career-high rankings in doubles following their victory in Quito.

Chilean Duo Claims Maiden Doubles Crown

Jarry/Podlipnik-Castillo triumph over Krajicek/Withrow in straight sets

Nicolas Jarry and Hans Podlipnik-Castillo are the men’s doubles champions in Quito following a 7-6(6), 6-3 victory over Austin Krajicek and Jackson Withrow in just over an hour of play.

For their victory in the Ecuadorian capital, Jarry and Podlipnik-Castillo add 250 points to their ATP Ranking and share $27,170 in prize money.

The Ecuador Open marks the first ATP World Tour title in either singles or doubles for the Chilean duo, with Podlipnik-Castillo reaching just one other doubles final (2017 Kitzbuhel w/Vasilevski) and Jarry only one match win in doubles, a round-of-16 victory in Vina del Mar with Christian Garin.

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Jarry and Podlipnik-Castillo were dominant on serve all match, winning 91 per cent of their first serves and surrendering a break of serve just once at the start of the second set. 

The first-time doubles champions dropped just one set all week and prevailed over French wild cards Dorian Descloix and former World No. 6 in singles Gael Monfils in the semi-finals.