Sharan-Demoliner enter French Open second round

Divij Sharan and Marcelo Demoliner registered a hard fought win over Marton Fucsovics and Roberth Lindstedt in the men’s doubles first round.

File photo of Divij Sharan who entered the second round of French Open.   -  V. Sreenivasa Murthy

Divij Sharan and Marcelo Demoliner registered a hard fought win over Marton Fucsovics and Roberth Lindstedt in the men’s doubles first round at the French Open here on Wednesday.

The Indo-Brazilian combine of Sharan and Demoliner beat the Hungarian-Swede duo of Fucsovics and Lindstedt 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 in a match lasting one hour 48 minutes.

Sharan and Lindstedt face Henri Kontinen and John Peers in the second round. Kontinen outplayed Leonardo Mayer and Joao Sousa in straight sets.

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