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Mutua Madrid: Copil

Romanian superstar Marius Copil goes into the second round after winning 3 set match against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 7-6(6); 4-6; 7-6(9). Marius will meet World number 1, Andy Murray next. Mucha suerte, Marius! 🙂

Barcelona Open: Mergea

Florin Mergea and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi celebrate their first ATP World Tour doubles title as a team. © Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Florin Mergea of Romania and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan won their first ATP World Tour doubles title as a team on Sunday at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell. Mergea/Qureshi dismissed the German/Austrian pairing of Philipp Petzschner and Alexander Peya 6-4, 6-3 in a battle between unseeded pairings at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona-1899, the oldest Spanish tennis club

Dubai Championships: Tecau

Rojer/Tecau Return To Winners’ Circle With Dubai Crown Duo wins first title of the season Former ATP Finals champions Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau ended their title drought on Saturday at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The Dutch-Romanian duo rallied past Marcin Matkowski and Rohan Bopanna 4-6, 6-3, 10-3 in one hour and 20 minutes to lift the trophy, firing six aces and saving three of four break points. Rojer and Tecau claimed their first ATP World Tour title since the 2016 Mutua Madrid Open, clinching a 13th crown in total as a team. Two years removed from their triumph at The O2 in London, the tandem are looking to hit their stride once again. They have won titles at five different ATP World Tour 500 events, also including Washington, Beijing and Valencia in 2014 and Rotterdam in 2015. Rojer and Tecau take home $157,570 in prize money and 500 Emirates ATP Doubles Rankings points. For the Dutchman, it was his 22nd individual doubles title, improving to 5-3 in 500-level finals. His Romanian partner …