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

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 05, 2018 13:32 GMT

Divij Sharan/Artem Sitak win 7-6(7-4), 6-7(8-10), 6-3, 6-2 against Radu Albot/Malek Jaziri.


13:32 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

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! 

13:31 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

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. 

13:29 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

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!

13:27 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Done and dusted! 

Sharan/Sitak win the set 6-2 and have bettered the duo of Albot/Jarizi on the day! 

13:27 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Two more points and now Sharan/Sitak have match points!!

13:26 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

One point to start off for Sharan/Sitak as they move to an early 15-0 lead. 

13:25 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

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. 

13:24 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Barrage of points have come Sharan/Sitak's way as they now have a dominating 30-0 on their opponent's serve. 

13:24 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

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. 

13:23 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

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. 

13:21 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

A point apiece to start off the sixth game. 

13:19 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

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. 

13:18 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

One point to Sharan/Sitak as they have a break point!

13:17 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

But they claw their way back to pick two points in a row. Score stands on 30-30. 

13:17 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Pressure on Albot/Jaziri as Sharan/Sitak have quickly shifted to a 30-0 lead on the former's serve. 

13:16 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

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. 

13:13 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Different set, another game to Albot/Jaziri as they lead 2-1 in the fourth set. 

13:10 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

And for the umpteenth time, Sharan/Sitak hold on to their serve to level scores at 1-1 in the fourth set. 

13:10 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

The leaders race away to a 40-15 lead. 

13:09 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

One point apiece in the second game, score reads 15-15. 

13:08 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

So close, yet so far! First game to Albot/Jaziri who lead 1-0 in the set. 

13:07 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

However, Sharan/Sitak seem to be regaining lost ground as they now are only one point away from a deuce. 

13:07 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

A hat-trick of points to kick-start the set for Albot/Jaziri. Should do them a world of good. 

13:06 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Albot/Jaziri to serve, here we go! Fourth set in play. 

13:06 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

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!

13:04 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Sharan/Sitak lead 7-6(7-4), 6-7(8-10), 6-3 against Albot/Jaziri in the match.

13:04 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Game and set to Sharan/Sitak!

 A dominating show from the duo as they register a 6-3 victory in the third set! 

13:03 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Two points to start off the ninth game for the leaders. 

13:02 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

They continue to fight on! Albot/Jaziri have claimed the eighth game but Sharan/Sitak continue to lead 5-3 in the third set. 

13:01 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Sharan/Sitak did well to collect the first point but Albot/Jaziri have taken three points in a row and lead 40-15. 

13:00 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Can Sharan/Sitak seal the deal by breaking the serve or will Albot/Jaziri continue to stay alive in the set?

Time to find out!

12:59 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Game, Sharan and Sitak! 

The duo seem to be putting in a bigger effort in the set that has propelled them to a 5-2 lead in the third set. 

12:58 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

And now it has moved to a 40-15 lead. 

12:57 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

The seventh game currently sees Sharan/Sitak taking a 30-15 lead. 

12:56 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Back-to-back points for Albot/Jaziri as they win the game to stay alive in the set. 

Sharan/Sitak lead 4-2 in the third set. 

12:55 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

We have a DEUCE after a long time! Albot/Jaziri have managed to rid their opponent of a break point. 

12:54 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Sharan/Sitak piling the pressure on Albot/Jaziri as the Indo-NZ pair has now moved to a quick 30-15 lead in the sixth game. 

12:51 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

And also claim the game! We have a three-game lead for the first time in this match!

Sharan/Sitak lead 4-1 in the third set and 7-6(7-4), 6-7(8-10), 4-1 in the match. 

12:50 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

However, Sharan/Sitak pick two points in a rush to take a 40-30 lead in the game. 

12:50 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Albot/Jaziri claim the first point of the fifth match and ward off a stern challenge from Sharan/Sitak to move into a 30-15 lead. 

12:47 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Yes, it will! 

We have the first break point of the match courtesy Sharan/Sitak as they race away to a 3-1 lead in the third set!

12:47 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

A break point for Sharan/Sitak! Will this finally be the moment?

12:46 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Score tied on 30-30 in the fourth game. 

12:43 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Another brace for Sharan/Sitak as they lead 2-1 in the third set. 

12:42 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Service doing well for both teams as Sharan/Sitak move to a 30-0 lead in the third game. 

12:41 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Four points in a row this time for Albot/Jaziri as the third set is tied on 1-1. 

12:39 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Sharan/Sitak claim the first game of the third set as they lead 7-6(7-4), 6-7(8-10), 1-0 in the match. 

12:34 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Right then, set No.3!

Sharan/Sitak to serve. 

12:32 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

So there you have it! One set each to both teams and the contest continues to heat up with each passing game. 

An exciting third set coming up!

12:31 (GMT)5 JUL 2018

Albot/Jaziri seal victory in the set with two consecutive points to win 7-6 (10-8)!

Sharan/Sitak 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (8-10) Albot/Jaziri in the match!
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