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French Open: History-Making Marcelo Arevalo, Juan-Julien Rojer Win Men’s Doubles Title

Marcelo Arevalo and Jean-Julien Rojer won the French Open Men’s Doubles Title.© AFP

Marcelo Arevalo of El Salvador became Central America’s first Grand Slam champion on Saturday when he teamed with Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands to win the French Open men’s doubles title.

The 12th seeds saved three match points in defeating Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Austin Krajicek of the United States 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 in a little over three hours.

Marcelo Arevalo of El Salvador became Central America’s first Grand Slam champion when he teamed with Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands to win the men’s doubles title.

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