John Peers and Filip Polasek maintained their impressive form on Wednesday with a 7-6(2), 6-4 win against Novak Djokovic and Filip Krajinovic in the second round of the Rolex Paris Masters.
The sixth seeds, who became partners in August, have won 15 of their past 18 matches, including a run to the BNP Paribas Open title in Indian Wells. Peers and Polasek saved five of the six break points they faced to triumph after one hour and 25 minutes.
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