Brown/Puetz Upset Reigning Roland Garros Champions
Brown/Puetz saved four of five break points to advance 6-4, 7-5 and reach the quarter-finals at the ATP 500 event. Krawietz/Mies, the fourth seeds, were playing their first match since winning the season's second Grand Slam. In Paris, the Germans were playing in just their second major together.
In other action, third seeds Nikola Mektic/Franko Skugor won 83 per cent of their first-serve points and beat Robin Haase/Frederik Nielsen 6-3, 6-3; David Goffin/Pierre-Hugues Herbert routed Guido Pella/Joao Sousa 6-1, 6-3; and Austrians Oliver Marach/Jurgen Melzer squeaked past Marcelo Demoliner/Divij Sharan 7-5, 7-6(5).
Rain washed out all singles and doubles play on Tuesday at the Fever-Tree Championships in London.
Did You Know?
In four sets of singles and doubles play on Tuesday, Goffin won 24 of the 30 games he played against Pella. The Belgian defeated the Argentine 6-1, 6-1 in singles.