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Wimbledon 2018, Men's Doubles, Round 2: Divij Sharan-Artem Sitak vs Malek Jaziri-Radu Albot, Live Match Updates

Divij Sharan/Artem Sitak win 7-6(7-4), 6-7(8-10), 6-3, 6-2 against Radu Albot/Malek Jaziri.
Updated: 05 July 2018 19:02 IST - Published: 05 July 2018 15:48 IST
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That's all from this exciting first round men's doubles clash between Sharan/Sitak and Albot/Jaziri. 

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the updates from Wimbledon 2018! 
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The match, which lasted for two hours and forty six minutes witnessed some riveting action as both teams held on to their serves and won a tiebreaker each from the first two sets before a determined effort from Sharan/Sitak earned them a break point which they converted to take a lead in the set after which they never looked back. 

Albot/Jaziri fought well all through the match but just could not keep up in the final two matches which lasted only 34 and 24 minutes respectively as Sharan/Sitak put up a dominating show and finished on a high. 
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Divij Sharan/ Artem Sitak have managed to ward off a stiff challenge from Radu Albot/Malek Jaziri to win 7-6(7-4), 6-7(8-10), 6-3, 6-2 to move to the next round!
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Done and dusted! 

Sharan/Sitak win the set 6-2 and have bettered the duo of Albot/Jarizi on the day! 
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Two more points and now Sharan/Sitak have match points!!
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One point to start off for Sharan/Sitak as they move to an early 15-0 lead. 
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Break point now for Sharan/Sitak, and they convert it!

Sharan/Sitak now lead 5-2 in the set and have the chance to finish it off in the next game. 
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Barrage of points have come Sharan/Sitak's way as they now have a dominating 30-0 on their opponent's serve. 
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And they do with ease to take a 4-2 lead in the fifth set. 

Sharan/Sitak lead 7-6(7-4), 6-7(8-10), 6-3, 4-2 in the match. 
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Sharan/Sitak have added two more points to their tally as they comfortably lead 40-15 and have the chance to take a big lead in the set. 
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A point apiece to start off the sixth game. 
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Game to Sharan/Sitak! They have broken their opponent's serve for only the second time this match! 

Sharan/Sitak lead 3-2 in the fourth set. 
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One point to Sharan/Sitak as they have a break point!
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But they claw their way back to pick two points in a row. Score stands on 30-30. 
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Pressure on Albot/Jaziri as Sharan/Sitak have quickly shifted to a 30-0 lead on the former's serve. 
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Sharan/Sitak run away to a 40-15 lead in the fourth game. Add another point to that and they win the game! 

Sharan/Sitak 2 - 2 Albot/Jaziri. 
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Different set, another game to Albot/Jaziri as they lead 2-1 in the fourth set. 
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And for the umpteenth time, Sharan/Sitak hold on to their serve to level scores at 1-1 in the fourth set. 
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The leaders race away to a 40-15 lead. 
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One point apiece in the second game, score reads 15-15. 
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So close, yet so far! First game to Albot/Jaziri who lead 1-0 in the set. 
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However, Sharan/Sitak seem to be regaining lost ground as they now are only one point away from a deuce. 
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A hat-trick of points to kick-start the set for Albot/Jaziri. Should do them a world of good. 
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Albot/Jaziri to serve, here we go! Fourth set in play. 
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The quickest set in the game lasted only 34 minutes as Sharan/Sitak broke their opponent's serve early in the set and managed to make optimum use of their chances to gain another set to their credit and are now firm favorites to advance to the next round!

The fourth set is coming up, stay tuned!
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