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Pablo Carreno Busta and Jaume Munar save all seven break points against them in the Mallorca first round.

Carreno Busta/Munar Advance In Mallorca

Middelkoop/Saville upset Cabal/Farah in Eastbourne

Spaniards Pablo Carreno Busta and Jaume Munar advanced on home turf Tuesday at the Mallorca Championships, edging third seeds Santiago Gonzalez and Andres Molteni, 7-6(4), 7-6(5).

The home favourites saved all seven break points against them in the contest. Despite not creating a break opportunity, the unseeded duo was at its best during both tie-breaks, in which the Spaniards never trailed.

Carreno Busta is seeking his fifth ATP Tour doubles title, with his most recent coming at the 2020 Western & Southern Open alongside Alex de Minaur. Munar, who reached the Santiago final with Federico Delbonis in 2021, is bidding for his first tour-level title title in singles or doubles. 

Roland Garros champions Jean-Julien Rojer and Marcelo Arevalo were also among the doubles winners on Tuesday in Mallorca, as the top seeds defeated Petros Tsitsipas and Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4, saving two break points while breaking once in each set.

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Luke Saville and Matwe Middelkoop scored the result of the day at the Rothesay International, upsetting second seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, 6-3, 6-4. The Australian-Dutch duo lost just four points on first serve (28/32) against the Colombians, finishing with an 88 per cent win rate on their first delivery.

Queen's Club finalists Lloyd Glasspool and Harri Heliovaara got back to winning ways with a 7-6(3), 6-7(9), 10-4 result against Ben McLachlan and Andre Goransson, while Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares advanced past third seeds John Peers and Filip Polasek, 6-4, 6-7(5), 10-7.

Top seeds Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic avoided an upset despite facing six break points as they posted a 6-4, 6-4 decision over Britons Ken Skupski and Jonny O'Mara, dropping serve just once.