Bublik/Wawrinka Combine To Upset Mektic/Pavic In Rotterdam | ATP Tour | Tennis

A day after Stan Wawrinka edged Alexander Bublik in an entertaining ABN AMRO Open first-round singles conflict, the pair mixed to trigger an upset within the doubles draw on the indoor ATP 500 occasion.

Bublik and Wawrinka defeated second seeds Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic 3-6, 7-6(3), 10-7 in Rotterdam. Although the Kazakh-Swiss pair didn’t carve out a break level within the 78-minute encounter, they took finally unassailable early leads in each the second-set tie-break and the Match Tie-break to notch a notable victory towards the Croatian stars.

Next up for Bublik and Wawrinka in Rotterdam are Belgian qualifiers Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen. In the identical half of the draw, Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek additionally wanted a Match Tie-break to see off Fabrice Martin and Andrey Rublev. The Croatian-American pair, which certified for the 2022 Nitto ATP Finals of their first yr as a group, prevailed 3-6, 6-4, 10-4 to succeed in the quarter-finals.

Also on Tuesday, Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden downed Australian Open finalists Hugo Nys and Jan Zielinski 7-6(6), 4-6, 10-5, whereas Grigor Dimitrov and four-time Rotterdam doubles winner Nicolas Mahut beat Andreas Mies and John Peers 6-3, 6-3.

Bolleli/Fognini Breeze Through In Buenos Aires
At the Argentina Open, Simone Bolleli and Fabio Fognini delivered a dominant show to defeat Sadio Doumbia and Fabien Reboul 6-1, 6-3 and avenge their first-round defeat to the French pair at January’s Australian Open.

The third-seeded Bolelli and Fognini, who lifted the Buenos Aires title in 2013, transformed 5 of 12 break factors of their 69-minute victory towards final week’s Cordoba finalists. The Italian duo will subsequent tackle dwelling favourites Sebastian Baez and Facundo Bagnis within the quarter-finals.

The different doubles motion on the clay-court ATP 250 within the Argentine capital Tuesday noticed Cordoba semi-finalists Andrey Golubev and Aleksandr Nedovyesov defeat Alexander Erler and Lucas Miedler 6-4, 6-4.

Verdugo/Reyes-Varela Pull Away In Delray
Hans Hach Verdugo and Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela edged Diego Hidalgo and Hunter Reese 3-6, 7-5, 10-6 to advance to the quarter-finals on the Delray Beach Open. Despite changing simply two of 13 break level alternatives within the one-hour, 43-minute first-round conflict, Mexican duo Verdugo and Reyes-Varela maintained their composure and had been by no means behind within the Match Tie-break.

Their subsequent opponents on the hard-court ATP 250 in southern Florida will probably be third seeds Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow or Nuno Borges and Andre Goransson.

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