NEWPORT – Pakistani tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq and his American partner Rajeev Ram have clinched doubles title of the ATP Hall of Fame Tennis Championship held in Newport, UK.
The pair defeated Austrian duo Matt Reid and John Smith in a thrilling final that lasted 75 minutes.
With this win, Aisam has bagged his fifth ATP title of the year apart from four ATP World Tour ones, all with different partners, and one ATP challenger at Surbiton, UK.
This is Aisam’s first title with Ram, with whom he “looks forward to winning more tournaments”.
The 37-year-old emerged the victor in ATP World Tour titles at Auckland (with Marcin Matkowski), Barcelona (with Florin Mergea), and Antalya (with Robert Lindstedt). The win at Newport completes 15 ATP world tour double titles for the Pakistani player.