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Australian Open 2018, Round 1: Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin vs Ryan Harrison and Vasek Pospisil, Live Match Updates

Bopanna/Vasselin beat Harrison/Pospisil 6-2, 7-6 (7-5).
Updated: 18 January 2018 08:28 IST - Published: 18 January 2018 06:43 IST
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So Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Pospisil have clinched the match 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) in straight sets against Ryan Harrison and Vasek Pospisil, to make their way into Round 2.
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However, an unforced error by Pospisil hands the game, set, and the match to Bopanna and Vasselin!


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But Pospisil comes up with a fierce return to make it 5-6.
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Vasselin gets in a deft touch at the net, to make it 6-4.
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Another big serve by Harrison makes it 4-5!
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But Harrison pulls back with a big serve! 3-5
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Some great serve-and-volley play by Vasselin, as the Indo-French pair take a 5-2 lead.
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But the veteran Indian player hits a volley long, to make the score 4-2 in the tie-breaker.
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A fatal double fault by Pospisil, as Bopanna-Vasselin take a 4-1 lead in the tie break!
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And Vasselin makes it 3-1!
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Bopanna-Vasselin take a 2-1 lead in the tie break!
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And Vasselin holds serve, as Bopanna finishes off the game with a big smash! 6-6!

The set goes into a tie-break!
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That was a much closer game, but Pospisil finally managed to hold serve with an ace, to make it 6-5.
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Bopanna holds his serve with ease. to make it 5-5. 

Its a great tactical battle now. Neither side can afford mistakes if they want to take this set.
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That was probably one of the quickest games in the match, as Harrison brought out his big serves.

Harrison-Pospisil lead 5-4. 
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Big serving from Pospisil! The Frenchman barely broke sweat, as he held serve to make it 4-4.
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Pospisil holds serve this time, to make it 4-3! We are inching towards the business end of the set, or indeed, the match.
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Bopanna holds serve to kame it 3-3. This is turning out to be a rather tight affair!
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It's turning out to be a tight encounter in the 2nd set. Harrison holds his serve to make it 3-2.
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Vasselin holds serve to make it 2 games apiece for the two sides.
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Pospisil holds his serve this time, to make the score 2-1 in his and Harrison's favour.
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But Bopanna also holds serve to draw the set level at 1-1!
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Harrison holds serve in the first game of the second set, to make it 1-0 in the US-Canadian duo's favour.
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And Rohan Bopanna clinches the first set with a massive overhead smash! 

Bopanna/Vasselin lead take the first set at 6-2!
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