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Mirnyi Records 650th Match Win; Bopanna, Qureshi Reach 200

Rome, Italy

Max Mirnyi, Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi all celebrated milestone wins on Tuesday at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome.

Mirnyi became the 11th doubles player to reach 650 match wins, after teaming up with Mikhail Youzhny for a 6-3, 5-7, 10-4 first-round victory over Italian wild cards Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace. The 36-year-old Belarusian moved within 10 match wins of Tomas Smid at No. 10 on the all-time leaders list.

Meanwhile, Bopanna and Qureshi each recorded their 200th match wins after defeating Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau 3-6, 6-3, 11-9. The Indo-Pak Express will face top seeds and defending champions Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan in the second round.

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Also Monday, Spaniards Pablo Andujar and Marcel Granollers beat the Polish duo of Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski 6-3, 4-6, 10-5. Grigor Dimitrov and Lukas Rosol, who faced off two weeks ago in the Bucharest singles final, joined forces to edge Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, 7-6(5), 7-6(5). 

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