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Wimbledon 2018, Men's Doubles,Round 1: Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan-Austin Karjicek vs Sander Arends-Matwe Middlekoop

S. Arends/M. Middelkoop def A. Krajicek/J. Nedunchezhiyan 7(7)-6(5), 7(7)-6(3), 7(7)-6(2).
Updated: 05 July 2018 22:12 IST - Published: 05 July 2018 21:36 IST
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And it's all over as the Dutch pair seals the thriller of a match. It was a well-contested battle but the Indio-American pair couldn't step up to the
pressure. 

Final Score: 7(7)-6(5), 7(7)-6(3), 7(7)-6(2)
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S. Arends/M. Middelkoop.take an unassailable 4 point lead as they race to match point.
Score: 6-2.
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A stiff fight ongoing but the Dutch pair is leading by two points. Score: 4-2
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Tie-breaker

No surprises here as they script a win to make it 6-6. The third set heads for a tie breaker as well. 
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What a turn of events!

J. Nedunchezhiyan/A. Krajicek saved all three match points and is currently on deuce. Can they stage a comeback?
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3 match points for S. Arends/M. Middelkoop. 
Score: 40-0.
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The Dutch looking to finish it off early as they take a 30-0 lead in the decisive game. 
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Trailing 6-5, it's make or break for the Indo-American pair in this game. 
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J. Nedunchezhiyan/A. Krajicek have pulled themselves back from the jaws of defeat to level terms at 5-5 in Set 3. 
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Deuce!!
Strong character and nerves shown by the pair. Still, the work remains undone!
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The Dutch takes a 40-15 lead as they reach match point. Can the Indo-American pair turn their fortunes around?
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J. Nedunchezhiyan/A. Krajicek looking a bit troubled as they succumb to two break points. A loss in this game would cost them the match.
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S. Arends/M. Middelkoop once again succeed in holding on to their service. Look's like this set too will go down to the wire!
Score: 5-4
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The Indo-American pair turning up the heat as they put pressure on the Dutch team. 30-30 in game 9.
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Easy pickings for the pair as they seal the game without dropping a point. 
Set score: 4-4
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J. Nedunchezhiyan/A. Krajicek dominating game 7 as they steer clear to 40-0. 
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The Indo-American pair will need to break their opponent's service in order to establish their dominion in set 3.

It's all square currently with the scoreline reading 3-3. 
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The Dutch pair takes the fifth game without dropping any points. S. Arends/M. Middelkoop currently lead 3-2.
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Both teams holding on to their service as the set score reads 2-2.
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It's building up to be an intense set 3 with the game score currently reading 1-1.
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Set 3 begins!
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It was a comparatively easy win in the tie breaker for the Dutch team as compared to the first set. The Indo-American pair once again succumbed in the penultimate stage as it cost them set 2 and they edge closer to defeat. 

Set Score: 7(7)-6(3)
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Arends/Middelkoop moves on to set point.
Score: 6-1
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The Dutch pair has taken a steady 3 point lead early into the tie-breaker. They currently lead 4-1. 
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Tie-breaker
It's turning out to be an encore of the first set. With the teams breathing down each other's neck it's time for another tie-breaker to negate the deadlock.

Set score: 6-6.
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And they do! Strong character shown by Nedunchezhiyan/Krajicek as they come from behind to clinch the game and take lead.
Set score: 5-4
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Deuce!
It's looking tricky but the Indo-American pair has taken the advantage. Can they convert it?
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The Dutch pair on the verge of breaking for the first time in the second set. They lead 40-15 and have a chance to take the lead. 
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It's 4-4 in the second set as the Indian lines up to serve next. 
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Both teams holding on to their service as the set score reads 3-3.
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After narrowly losing out the first set, the Indo-American pair is showing strong nerves to deny the Dutch any chance to go up. Nedunchezhiyan/Krajicek currently holds their service in set 2 and are leading 2-1. 
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Set 2 begins!
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It was a hard fought first set and it's Arends/Middelkoop who has the last laugh as they seal it in the tie-breaker. 
Set Score: 7(7)-6(5) 
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Nedunchezhiyan/Krajicek saves a break point. One more to go. Can they do it?
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It's set point for the Dutch pair. Score: 6-4
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Nedunchezhiyan/Krajicek lead 3-1. 
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The Dutch pair takes the first point in the tie breaker. 
Score: 1-0
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Tie-breaker

It has been an exhilarating first set and will go all the way down to the wire as the teams head for the tie-breaker.
Set score: 6-6!
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It's building up to be a tense game with the scoreline reading 30-30! Will the Dutch pair stage an upset?
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Good character shown as the Indo-American pair hold on to their service. 
Set Score: 5-5
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It's looking like a close encounter with the scoreline reading 30-15 in Nedunchezhiyan/Krajicek's favour. 
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Arends/Middelkoop lead 5-4 as they look keen to break in the next game and seal the set. 
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It's all even stevens currently with the scoreline reading 4-4 in the first set.
Who will get the first break in the match!?
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Krajicek pulls off a cheeky drop shot to open proceedings for game 8. 
Score: 15-0
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Nedunchezhiyan/Krajicek could only do little as the Dutch pair drop just one point en route to their 4th game.
Set score: 4-3
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Nedunchezhiyan/Krajicek returns the favour as they seal game 6 without dropping a single point. 
Set score: 3-3
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It's a swift sweep from Arends/Middelkoop to take a 3-2 lead. 


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Nedunchezhiyan/Krajicek makes no mistake as they seal game 4 to pull the match back on level terms. 
Set score: 2-2
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Drama here in Game 4, as the Dutch pair lose the advantage to their opponents.