Horia Tecau and Jean-Julien Rojer evolve this week at the Champions Tournament.
Horia Tecau and Jean-Julien Rojer started their journey to the Champions Tournament with a defeat, losing in the super tie-break in front of champions Roland Garros, Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Meis.
The match ended with a score of 6-7, 6-4, 6-10 and lasted 105 minutes of play. Tecau / Rojer made a solid match at the first appearance in the 2019 edition of the final tournament, hitting several winners (17-15) and making fewer unforced errors (12-14). The main advantage of the Germans was found in the first service, where Krawietz and Meis registered a percentage of 74% (compared to 66%).
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Tecau / Rojer are forced to defeat Cabal / Farah for qualification, the number one series leader
After this first match played, Tecau and Rojer need two victories in the Max Mirniy group to hope for qualification.
The next opponents will be Herbert / Mahut and Cabal / Farah, both of whom are Grand Slam tournament winning teams this year.
In the second stage, Horia Tecau and Jean-Julien Rojer will face the team defeated in the match between Herbet / Mahut and Cabal / Farah.
The Romanian-Dutch double will face the German team of Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies, the champion at this year's Roland Garros.
Tecau and Rojer, the best-selling double since this edition of the Champions Tournament
Having been partners for about 6 years already, Tecau and Rojer form the best doubles in men's tennis, after the American pair of brothers Bryan, Bob and Mike.
In the interval they played together, Tecau and Rojer won two big titles, at Wimbledon in 2015 and at the US Open in 2017, but also an edition of the Champions Tournament in 2015.
Then, Tecau and Rojer defeated Florin Mergea and Rohan Bopanna in the final.
Tecau and Rojer have won 20 ATP trophies, two of them this year, in Madrid and Basel.
In the second doubles match of the day, which will start at 8:00 pm, Cabal / Farah – the Wimbledon and US Open Colombian champions – will have the opposite side of the row on the Australian Open champions, the French Herbert / Mahut.
Tecau and Rojer have never played against the Krawietz / Mies double.
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