With Dodig and Melo enjoying a 4-3 lead in the first set, rain interrupted play, followed by a change of court, going on to win the first set 6-4.
Benefiting from a stronger serve, Dodig and Marcelo did not give away a break point in the entire 69 minute match and only dropped five first-serve points throughout, to seal a comfortable victory.
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