Congratulations to John Peers and Henri Kontinen on winning their first Shanghai Rolex Masters crown. They defeated Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo the second seeds 64 62. Twelve months ago Peers and Kontinen reached the final as an unseeded combination, this year they have walked off with the championship as the top seeds.
This marked the first time in the tournament’s history that the top two seeds contested the final at QiZhong Stadium. This was their fourth meeting and Peers and Kontinen now lead the series 3-1.