Murray & Lopez Bow Out In Montreal
Andy Murray and Feliciano Lopez saw their unbeaten streak snapped at five matches on Wednesday at the Coupe Rogers in Montreal. This year's Fever-Tree Championships doubles winners (d. Ram/Salisbury) pair fell 2-6, 6-3, 10-8 to Roland Garros finalists Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin.
Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos scored the upset of the day by defeating sixth seeds and defending champions Henri Kontinen and John Peers 6-4, 6-2. Awaiting them in the quarter-finals are Andrey Rublev and Alexander Zverev, who rallied to defeat Peter Polansky and Brayden Schnur 1-6, 6-1, 10-8.
Seventh seeds and five-time champions Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan encountered few problems in their 6-3, 6-3 win over Argentines Guido Pella and Diego Schwartzman. Next up for them in the second round are Austin Krajicek and Michael Venus, who saved a set point at 4-5, 40/40 in the opening set of their 7-6(5), 6-7(5), 10-6 victory against Austrians Oliver Marach and Jurgen Melzer. The winner of Bryan/Bryan and Krajicek/Venus will play Robin Haase and Wesley Koolhof, who cruised past Alex de Minaur and Jordan Thompson 6-2, 6-2.
Fifth seeds Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau needed just 43 minutes to get by Cristian Garin and Cameron Norrie 6-3, 6-3. The final opening-round match of the day saw Kyle Edmund and Taylor Fritz march on with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Nikoloz Basilashvili and Jan-Lennard Struff.