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Gille/Vliegen advance to set Mektic/Pavic clash
The French wild cards teamed up for the first time but clicked into gear immediately, winning 79 per cent (34/43) of their first-serve points to advance in 88 minutes. They will face eighth seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo in the second round.
Djokovic Survives Fucsovics Scare, Makes Winning Return In Paris
The Belgians won the title together in Singapore in February and set the wheels in motion for another similar run in Paris, saving all eight break points they faced to advance. They will next meet Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic, with the top seeds aiming to clinch their 10th tour-level title of the season at the final ATP Masters 1000 event of the year.