Peers and Polasek beaten in San Diego doubles final
Australian John Peers and Slovak Filip Polasek have finished runner-ups at an ATP 250 tournament in San Diego.
Top seeds Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski have claimed the San Diego doubles title, beating Australian John Peers and Slovak partner Filip Polasek in a hard-fought final.
The British combination scored a 7-6(2) 3-6 [10-5] victory in the championship match at the ATP 250 tournament.
It was Peers’ third tour-level doubles final of the season and first in his new partnership with 36-year-old Polasek. It was his 38th career ATP final in total.
Aussies in action – San Diego
Men’s doubles, final
 Joe Salisbury (GBR)/Neal Skupski (GBR) d  John Peers (AUS)/Filip Polasek (SVK) 7-6(2) 3-6 [10-5]
Thanasi Kokkinakis has finished runner-up at an ATP Challenger event in Sibiu.
The 25-year-old Australian had progressed to his second ATP Challenger final of the season, but Italian Stefano Travaglia ended his winning run.
World No.97 Travaglia recorded a 7-6(4) 6-2 victory, saving all six break points he faced in the 99-minute championship match.
Kokkinakis’ now returns to America, where he is set to contest qualifying at Indian Wells this week.
Aussies in action – Sibiu
Men’s singles, final
 Stefano Travaglia (ITA) d  Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) 7-6(4) 6-2