The final point for Colombia's 2018 season is Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah after going down yesterday in the semifinals of the Masters Tournament, the end of the year event which brings together the best pair of the season and which is played on the cement field of the O2 Arena of London.
The Colombian team, the second best team of the year, were defeated by Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolás Mahut of France, eighth seed, with a score of 6-3, 5-7 and 10-5, one step away from the last match and one of the most important tournaments of the season this.
Cabal and Farah are trying to reach their number 27 as a team and the fifth in 2018, given that they are champions of 1000 Roma Masters, Italy and runners-up at the Australian Open, ATP 250 from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and 1,000 Masters from Cincinnati, America Union.
& # 39; Colombian Strength & # 39; won two wins in the Llodra / Santoro Group against Nikola Mektic Croatia and Alexander Peya from Austria 6-3 and 6-4, and then against Raven Klaasen South Africa and New Zealand Michael Venus 6-3 and 7-6 (5).
And the fall of England against Jamie Murray and Brazilian Bruno Soares with a score of 6-4 and 6-3.
This year's debut at the Masters tournament, leaving a good image and, despite going through the group stage on the surface which is not the most favorite for their success, ended their journey to the semi-finals against France.
This is the first time a Colombian tennis player has classified this tournament in any modality (single or multiple), which means closing the season and giving the title winner this year.
Cabal and Farah closed 2018 with 39 wins and registered a 1000 Masters title in Rome, Italy; Australian Open runner-up, US Open, Masters 1,000 Cincinnati, United States and ATP 250 from Buenos Aires, Argentina; semifinals at ATP 500 in Barcelona, Spain, ATP 500 in Beijing, China and 1000 Masters in Madrid, Spain; and Roland Garros, France, quarter-finals ATP 250 from Sydney, Australia, 1000 Masters from Miami, United States and Masters 1000 from Monte Carlo, Monaco.