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Rohan Bopanna and Ivan Dodig vs Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert Live Score and Commentary Montreal Masters Final

Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert beat Rohan Bopanna and Ivan Dodig, 6-4, 3-6, 10-6.
Updated: 14 August 2017 00:12 IST - Published: 13 August 2017 22:28 IST
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Bopanna might not have ended up with the title but it surely is a very promising performance ahead of the US Open, beginning on August 28.

The Indian, who won the 2017 French Open mixed doubles title, has reached the US Open men's doubles final in 2010. It is the only Slam in men's doubles where he has made it to the summit clash.

Pumped up by this effort at the Canada Masters, Bopanna will surely look to reach the US Open final again and maybe try and go one better this time!
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Final score: Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert beat Rohan Bopanna and Ivan Dodig, 6-4, 3-6, 10-6 in 1 hour 22 minutes.
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And Dodig sends a forehand flying out of the court on the Herbert serve

The French WIN the title!
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The lead is now 9-6
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The return goes long from the French...second match point saved....the French lead 9-5
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Dodig's forehand saves one match point....they trail 4-9
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And 9-3 for the French. Match points galore for them!
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The lead increases to 8-3
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And the French pair jumps to 7-2.

This has been a one-way traffic so far!
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Herbert on the prowl again....he makes it 6-2 for his team
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Team Bopanna trails 2-5.
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Bopanna is missing the volleys now...1-5 for Team Bopanna
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Bopanna and Dodig take their first point at 1-4
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What a running forehand pass by Herbert.....4-0
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And it is 3-0 for the French
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Deciding tie-break

The Frenchmen take an early lead of 2-0
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Dodig makes amends this time....strong serve and the set goes to Team Bopanna....6-3

It is one set apiece!
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BOPANNA TO THE RESCUE!

Deuce!
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A superb exchange goes in favour of the French pair....it is break point for them
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Up and down from the Frenchmen as they keep on attacking Team Bopanna...it is 30-30 for the seventh seeds.
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But the toughest job now is to consolidate...can they?
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AND THIS TIME TEAM BOPANNA CONVERTS!!!!!!!

The seventh seeds lead 5-3
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Double fault from Herbert....break point chance for Team Bopanna!
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Slight opening for Team Bopanna again...the Frenchmen are 30-30 on serve
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Bopanna refuses to falter....he continues to come up with the big serves time and again....absolutely thriving under pressure!

He leads their team to a 4-3 lead.
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Some excellent interception at the net by Herbert...the team showing very well why they have won two Grand Slams!

All square once more...3-3
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Bopanna and Dodig push aside that setback and hold for 3-2.
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The Frenchmen too keep on targeting Dodig, who is clearly the weaker of the two today.....Dodig misses and throws his racquet in frustration..it is 2-2.
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Dodig slips and scrambles....fails to reach the ball and it is DEUCE!
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What a backhand from the Indian to earn a break point!
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Mini chance for Team Bopanna as they force 30-30 on the Herbert serve.
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FOURTH ACE for Team Bopanna and they lead 2-1 in the second set.
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There is no blip from Mahut and Herbert....1-1 it is
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And Bopanna and Dodig avert danger to hold for 1-0.
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SECOND SET

WHAT AN EXCHANGE! WHAT A FINISH BY BOPANNA AT THE NET!!!!

Dodig is struggling but Rohan is playing some effortless tennis....40-30 for the seventh seeds!
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Dodig has the experience of winning this title....in fact, he IS THE DEFENDING CHAMPION. He won this title last year with Marcelo Melo.

Maybe those memories can inspire him to produce a scintillating performance in the second set and force a deciding tie-break?
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Bopanna and Dodig were close....but it was just that one poor game that made all the difference.

Can they come back determined in the second set?
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Strong serve from Herbert and a wonderful backhand volley by Mahut gift the opening set to the French pair, 6-4.
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Now Bopanna serves well to bridge the gap to just one game....the seventh seeds trail 4-5.

Can they break back?
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Just BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT serve from Mahut to consolidate the break. Bopanna and Dodig could not even force a rally.

5-3 for the French team
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It is Dodig whose backhand volley lands on his side of the court and THEY ARE BROKEN!!

Mahut and Herbert are up 4-3 with a break.
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And it is DEUCE!
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The Frenchman are showing their net skills as they make a brilliant pass through the seventh seeds...Bopanna and Dodig are now 40-30 on their service game
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What a backhand volley from Dodig!!!!!!! Just forced the Frenchman to send the ball wide!!! 40-15 
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First sign of nerves from Dodig as he makes a double fault...will that affect the pair?
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Clean service game from Mahut and Hugues-Herbert....their coordination looks pitch perfect....3-3
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Bopanna looks good at the net....despite pressure from the French team, he comes up with an excellent volley...40-15

And the Indo-Croatian pair manages to hold again...3-2
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No change in fortunes for either team...the Frenchmen too respond with a flawless service game...2-2
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So far, so good...pretty comfortable service games for both teams...can Bopanna and Dodig secure the first break?