French Open: France's Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin into doubles final


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French Open: France's Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin into doubles final

France's Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin delighted the local crowd as they knocked out third-seeded Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah 7-5 6-4 to reach the French Open final. No break points were seen until the 12th game, when the Frenchmen converted their third set point to claim a tight opener.

Both teams them firmly held on to their serve until the 10th game of the second set, when Chardy and Martin realized their first break point of the set -- which at the same time was their first match point -- to earn the win.

Chardy and Martin put on a dominant display on their serve as they won 79 percent of their first serve points and didn't allow a single break point in an hour and 22 minutes of play. Chardy and Martin will be playing against Germany's Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies, who beat Argentina's Guido Pella and Diego Schwartzman 7-5 6-3 in an hour and 17 minutes of play.

The Argentine pair earned the first break of the match before Krawietz and Mies claimed back-to-back breaks to go 4-2 up in the first set. Pella and Schwartzman broke back Krawietz and Mies in the seventh game but still lost the opener as they failed to serve out the 12th game for a tie-break.

Krawietz and Mies then broke Pella and Schwartzman in the sixth game to take a 4-2 lead before successfully serving out for the match in the ninth game.