Ebelthite-Groth clinch SAIL Open doubles title

May 16th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by admin  


New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Colin Ebelthite and Samuel Groth of Australia won the doubles title of the $50,000 SAIL Open ATP challenger beating Mohammad Ghareeb of Kuwait and Ilia Marchenko of Ukraine in a closely fought final here Friday. Ebelthite and Groth came up from behind to beat Ghareeb-Marchenko in the super tie-break 2-6, 7-6-(5), 10-8 at the DLTA complex.

The Australian pair, who showed the doors to Prakash Amritraj and his US-based Indian partner Rajiv Ram in the semi- finals earlier Friday, earned a purse of $3,100 and pocketed 55 ATP points.

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