Thu, 07 Jul 2022

Paris [France], May 24 (ANI): The pair of Rohan Bopanna and Matwe Middelkoop advanced into the second round of the French Open 2022 men's doubles event on Tuesday.

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Dutch partner Matwe Middelkoop defeated French duo of Sascha Gueymard Wayenburg and Luca Van Assche 6-4, 6-1 in one hour and two minutes.

Bopanna and Middelkoop started the match strongly as local wildcard entrants found themselves under huge pressure to take the first set. The second set saw the sixteenth seeded pair completely dominating the proceedings to take the match in straight sets.

Bopanna and Middelkoop will take on the winner of the match between Sebastian Baez-Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves and Andrey Golubev-Fabrice Martin, in the second round.

On Wednesday, Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Lucie Hradecka will clash with Jasmine Paolini and Martina Trevisan in the first round of the women's doubles. While Ramkumar Ramanathan and USA's Hunter Reese will face the German pair of Daniel Altmaier and Oscar Otte in their men's doubles opener. (ANI)

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