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Tokyo Olympic Event – Day 3 DOUBLES final results

(Photo: ITF Tennis)

Only eight matches on the doubles docket Monday, as Ashleigh Barty flipped the page from a disappointing loss to Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo in the singles on Sunday.

Alternates Sara Errani and Jasmine Paolini, who came in for Jurak and Vekic (Croatia) on Sunday and upset No. 8 seeds Nicole Melichar and Alison Riske of the U.S., faced the Kichenok sisters of Ukraine and didn’t back it up.

The Russian team of Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Vesnina, who made the Wimbledon final, put the final punctuation on the career of Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens as they defeated Bertens and Demi Schuurs.

And the other Dutch team – Rojer and Koolhof on the men’s side, saw their Olympic ambitions end after a positive COVID-19 test for Rojer.

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Monday, July 26, 2021
Final results

Women’s doubles, second round

Veronika Kudermetova / Elena Vesnina (ROC) def [3] Kiki Bertens / Demi Schuurs (NED) 62 36 [10-7]

[6] Ashleigh Barty / Storm Sanders (AUS) def Yifan Xu / Zhaoxuan Yang (CHN) 64 64

Ellen Perez / Samantha Stosur (AUS) def. Monica Niculescu / Raluca Olaru (ROU) 76 (3) 75
Lyudmyla Kichenok / Nadiia Kichenok (UKR) def. [ALT] Sara Errani / Jasmine Paolini (ITA) 76 (4) 62

Men’s doubles, second round

Ben McLachlan / Kei Nishikori (JPN) def. [7] Jamie Murray / Neal Skupski (GBR) 63 64
Marcus Daniell / Michael Venus (NZL) def [8] Wesley Koolhof / Jean-Julien Rojer (NED) WALKOVER

[1] Nikola Mektic / Mate Pavic (CRO) def Lorenzo Musetti / Lorenzo Sonego (ITA) 75 67 (5) [10-7]
[3] Juan Sebastian Cabal / Robert Farah (COL) def. Oliver Marach / Philipp Oswald (AUT) 64 61