Zimonjic, Popisil win Basel crown

Nenad Zimonjic and Vasek Pospisil captured their first ATP World Tour team title on Sunday at the Swiss Indoors Basel.

The second seeds defeated Marin Draganja and Henri Kontinen 7-6(13), 1-6, 10-6 in the final, which lasted just over 90 minutes.

Zimonjic and Pospisil, who came through Match tie-break victories in two of their other matches this week, shared €104,090 in prize money and earned 500 Emirates ATP Doubles Team Rankings points. Pospisil improved to 3-2 in tour-level doubles finals, while five-time Basel finalist Zimonjic is now 53-33 in title matches. Zimonjic lifted the trophy in 2009 and 2012 (w/Nestor) and in 2011 (w/Llodra).