Bopanna-Vasselin in Miami Open second round

Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger Vasselin progressed to the second round of the Miami Open after a 4-6, 6-2, 14-12 win over the pair of Adrian Mannarino and Daniil Medvedev.

Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin will face the team of Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey in the next round. (File Photo)   -  Getty Images

Rohan Bopanna in partnership with Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France saved four matchpoints while beating Adrian Mannarino of France and Daniil Medvedev of Russia 4-6, 6-2, 14-12 in the doubles first round of the Miami Open.

In the pre-quarterfinals, Bopanna and Vasselin  will play Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey of the US who beat the top seeds Lukasz Kubot of Poland and Marcelo Melo of Brazil 6-4, 7-6(0).

Jeevan-Raja pair ousted

In the Challenger doubles final in France, fourth seeds Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja were beaten 10-7 in the super tie-break by the unseeded pair of Hugo Nys of Francce and Tim Puetz of Germany.

The champion team collected 80 ATP points and € 2,670, while the runner-up got 48 points and € 1,550.

The results:

$7,972,535 ATP 1000, Miami, US
Doubles (first round): Edouard Roger-Vasselin (Fra) & Rohan Bopanna bt Adrian Mannarino (Fra) & Daniil Medvedev (Rus) 4-6, 6-2, [14-12].

€43,000 Challenger men, Lille, France
Doubles (final):  Hygo Nys (Fra) & Tim Puetz (Ger) bt Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan & Purav Raja 7-6(3), 1-6, [10-7].


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