Following his gruelling singles match earlier, Richard was back on court with Benneteau, for their second round doubles match. They defeated the number 6 seeds Erlich/Ram in a tie break set thriller, 4-6, 6-3, 15-13. In the next round they will face the number 2 seeds, Bjorkman/Mirnyi.
In the press: There is a detailed match report of Richard's win over Ljubicic on Tennis Week. Read it here