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Rojer/Tecau Retain Dubai Crown

Jean-Julien Rojer & Horia Tecau

Follow the men's doubles final of the 2018 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

March 3, 2018 -- DUBAI, U.A.E.: No. 2 seeds Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau retain their Dubai crown after beating wild cards Jamie Cerretani and Leander Paes 6-2, 7-6(2) in Saturday's final.

The Dutch-Romanian tandem first paired up in 2014 and have been regular partners on the ATP World Tour since. This is their 17th title as a team.

(l-r) Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice-President Marketing, Dubai Duty Free, Ramesh Cidambi - Chief Operating Officer, Dubai Duty Free, Colm McLoughlin - Executive Vice Chairman and CEO- Dubai Duty Free, Jean-Julien Rojer, His Highness Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, President of Tennis Emirates, Salah Tahlak -Tournament Director, Horia Tecau, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah, Chairman of the Asia Tennis Federation, President of Arab and Kuwait Tennis Federation, Ibrahim Abdel Malik Mohammed, Secretary General UAE General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare, Naser Yousef, Secretary General Tennis Emirates
Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice-President Marketing, Dubai Duty Free, Ramesh Cidambi - Chief Operating Officer, Dubai Duty Free, Colm McLoughlin - Executive Vice Chairman and CEO- Dubai Duty Free, Jean-Julien Rojer, His Highness Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, President of Tennis Emirates, Salah Tahlak -Tournament Director, Horia Tecau, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah, Chairman of the Asia Tennis Federation, President of Arab and Kuwait Tennis Federation, Ibrahim Abdel Malik Mohammed, Secretary General UAE General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare, Naser Yousef, Secretary General Tennis Emirates

They have also won 2 Grand Slam titles - 2015 Wimbledon (def. J. Murray/Peers in F) and 2017 US Open (def. F. Lopez/M. Lopez in F) - along with the 2015 ATP World Tour Finals and the 2016 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 in Madrid (both over Bopanna/Mergea in F).

Cerretani and Paes were contesting in their first event as at team on the ATP World Tour.

Watch Dubai Doubles Trophy Ceremony