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By Chris Oddo | Monday November 13, 2017

 
Kubot and Melo

Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot locked up the year-end No.1 ranking with a straight-sets win on Monday in London.

Photo Source: Julian Finney/Getty

Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot have been fantastic in their first season as a pairing. And they have the ranking to prove it.

The Brazilian-Polish duo locked up the the year at No.1 ranking, and Melo secured No.1 doubles individual ranking, with a 7-6(2), 6-4 victory over Ivan Dodig and Marcel Granollers.

The match was a rematch of the Paris final from just over a week ago, also won by Melo and Kubot.

Kubot and Melo improve to 47-16 on the season and continue their quest for a 7th title of 2017.


In the first doubles match of the day Bob and Mike Bryan opened with a 7-5, 6-7(3), 10-8 victory over Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares.

The Americans are four-time champions and they are making their 15th consecutive appearance at the World Tour Finals. The improved to 2-1 lifetime against Murray and Soares and 38-22 lifetime at the Nitto ATP Finals.

 

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