|Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 29 August-11 September|
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Nice Britain’s Joe Salisbury and American Rajeev Ram continued their swift progress by means of the US Open doubles draw, beating Italy’s Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini 6-1 7-5.
The highest seeds and defending champions received seven video games in a row to take the opening set in 24 minutes and set up an early break within the second.
Bolelli and Fognini rallied and served at 5-3 as much as take the match to a 3rd.
However Salisbury and Ram got here on sturdy, profitable 9 of the final 10 factors.
They may play Hugo Nys of Monaco and Jan Zielinski of Poland within the quarter-finals.
Nys and Zielinski are unseeded however accounted for Britain’s Jamie Murray and Brazil’s Bruno Soares, runners-up to Salisbury and Ram final yr, within the second spherical.
Victory over Bolelli and Fognini was Salisbury and Ram’s third successive straight-set win up to now of their title defence.
4-time Slam doubles champion Salisbury was out for a month with a again problem following the pair’s run to the Wimbledon semi-finals in July, however reunited with Ram to win the Cincinnati Masters earlier than Flushing Meadows.