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2011 Rome Masters Doubles tournament

Posted on May 11, 2011 at 10:53 PM

Tomas takes part in the doubles tournament at Rome Masters. He will team up with fellow Czech and double specialist Lukas Dlouhy.

Men's Doubles Draw

[1] Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (USA) - Bye

Mark Knowles/Michal Mertinak (BAH/SVK) vs Marc Lopez/David Marrero (ESP)

Tomas Berdych/Lukas Dlouhy (CZE) vs Mardy Fish/Andy Roddick (USA)

[8] Wesley Moodie/Dick Norman (RSA/BEL) - Bye

[4] Jurgen Melzer/Aisam Ul Haq Qureshi (AUT/PAK) - Bye

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez/Albert Montanes (ESP) vs Eric Butorac/Jean-Julien Rojer (USA/AHO)

Nicolas Almagro/Kevin Anderson (ESP/RSA) vs Sergiy Stakhovsky/Mikhail Youzhny (UKR/RUS)

[7] Michael Llodra/Nenad Zimonjic (FRA/SRB) - Bye

[6] Lukasz Kubot/Oliver Marach (POL/AUT) - Bye

Marcos Baghdatis/Ivan Ljubicic (CYP/CRO) vs Richard Gasquet/Jo Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)

John Isner/Sam Querrey (USA) vs Jamie Murray/Stanislas Wawrinka (GBR/SUI)

[3] Mahesh Bhupathi/Leander Paes (IND) - Bye

[5] Mariusz Fyrstenberg/Marcin Matkowski (POL) - Bye

Robert Lindstedt/Horia Tecau (SWE/ROU) vs Feliciano Lopez/Fernando Verdasco (ESP)

(WC)Daniele Bracciali/Potito Starace (ITA) vs [WC] Simone Bolelli/Fabio Fognini (ITA)

[2] Max Mirnyi/Daniel Nestor (BLR/CAN) - Bye

Round 1 on Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Court 2 - Not Before 6:00 PM

Tomas Berdych/Lukas Dlouhy (CZE) vs Mardy Fish/Andy Roddick (USA)

They lost in a tight match 3-6 6-2 17-19 tiebreak - match finished at 09:50 PM local time... it's late.


Mardy Fish and Andy Roddick were victorious in a match that went down to the wire Wednesday at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome, holding off Tomas Berdych and Lukas Dlouhy in the longest match tie-break of the season, 6-3, 2-6, 19-17. Fish and Roddick hit three aces in the final set, while the Czechs were plagued by four double faults. Up next for the Americans are eighth seeds Wesley Moodie and Dick Norman.

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