Sania-Hingis survive Russian test at French Open

The Indo-Swiss pair got the better of the Japanese pair 6-2 6-0 in a lop-sided match in the second round here.

Earlier this month, the top-ranked pair captured their 14th women's doubles title together at the Italian Open in Rome.

Meanwhile, American Madison Brengle and Tatjana Maria earned the biggest upset thus far when they took out Spanish pair and No. 13 seeds Anabel Medina Garrigues and Arantxa Parra Santonja, 6-2, 6-3.

Live tennis score, French Open 2016, Day 6: Rafael Nadal became the eight man in history to win 200 matches at major tournaments. They had a poor start and trailed Knowle and Mayer for much of the first set before breaking back for 4-4. Breaks of serve were traded again but the experienced Bopanna-Mergea pair dashed all hopes of the crowd by snatching the crucial decisive break for the win.

Bopanna-Mergea outclassed Frenchmen Stephane Robert and Alexandre Sidorenko 6-2, 6-2 in the first round. From there on it was an easy task for the Indo-Romanian duo to clinch the first set 6-2.

The world no. 1 team broke Kasatkina-Panova in the first game of the second set but only to be broken in the next. The handy lead proved well for the Indo-Croatian as the duo never looked back and went on to win the set 6-3 comfortably to enter the second round.

Paes-Matkowski won 63 of the 105 total points played, hit 2 winners to none from their opponents and converted three of the four break points received.

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