Cuevas/Gonzalez Advance In Antwerp
Pablo Cuevas/Maximo Gonzalez kicked off first-round action on Monday at the European Open in Antwerp with a 7-6(5), 7-5 win over Arnaud Bovy/Steve Darcis. Cuevas/Gonzalez saved all four break points and scored the lone break of the match at 5-5 in the second set.
At the Intrum Stockholm Open, fourth seeds Wesley Koolhof/Fabrice Martin scored a tight 7-6(6), 6-4 victory over Luke Bambridge/Ben McLachlan. They’ll play Dominic Inglot/Austin Krajicek or Rohan Bopanna/Divij Sharan in the next round.
The VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow saw third seeds Marcus Daniell/Philipp Oswald rally to defeat Nikola Cacic/Dusan Lajovic 3-6, 6-4, 10-6. Alexander Bublik/Mikhail Kukushkin needed just 49 minutes to advance past Miomir Kecmanovic/Nenad Zimonjic 6-2, 6-2, while Aljaz Bedene/Nicolas Jarry are through to the quarter-finals after a 2-6, 7-6(5), 10-5 win over Evgeny Donskoy/Andrey Rublev.