2016-07-07 19:08:00 CET
The cream rising to the top in Gstaad
The leading men at the Gstaad Major reached their peak performance on a scorching Thursday on Swiss sand.
Bourne/Hyden were also in no mood to gift the opposition any opportunity as they raced to two excellent victories against Rosenthal/Casebeer and Álvaro Filho/Vitor Felipe.
And not to be outdone, Gibb/Patterson also stamped one foot in the last 16 with two wins – but tomorrow they will face Nummerdor/Varenhorst in one of the must see matches in Pool E.
They weren’t alone in winning both matches, oh no. Reigning champions Alison/Bruno won twice as did Italians Lupo/Nicolai, Canadians Saxton/Schalk and Spain’s Herrera/Gavira.
However, after winning their opening matches of the day, there were shock defeats for Latvia’s Samoilovs/Smedins and Austria’s Doppler/Horst.
But the Swiss had the last laugh of the day – as Gabathuler/Gerson won the final match of the evening on Center Court, delighting the Gstaadium in the process against Brazil’s Pedro Solberg/Evandro.
The men’s Pool Play comes to a conclusion on Friday – and remember you can catch every single moment on the sand on our live stream on our website.
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