SHEFFIELD’S Wimbledon champion Jonny Marray and new doubles teammate Colin Fleming began their partnership in the best possible way with a straight sets victory in the first round of the Open Sud de France in Montpellier yesterday, writes Richard Fidler.
Marray and Fleming, who are top seeds in the ATP 250 Series tournament, beat French wild card pair Gael Monfils and Josselin Ouanna 7-5 7-6(5) to set up a last 16 meeting with Florent Serra and Gilles Simon or James Cerretani and Adil Shamasdin.
The winning team in Montpellier share 22,500 Euros and pick up 250 ranking points.
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