ATP WORLD TOUR 2012 - WEEK 28
Lindstedt/Tecau Begin Bastad Title Defence
by ATP Staff|
Two-time defending champions Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau opened with a 6-4, 6-4 win over the Finnish duo of Harri Heliovaara and Jarkko Nieminen on Wednesday at the SkiStar Swedish Open, improving to a perfect 8-0 record in Bastad.
The Swedish-Romanian duo has won 10 of its last 11 matches, highlighted by the UNICEF Open title and a third straight runner-up finish at Wimbledon.
Colin Ebelthite and Jamie Murray required just 50 minutes to beat Frederico Gil and Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-2, 6-1. The victors converted five of their nine break point opportunities and lost 12 points on their serves.
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