Filipino Treat Conrad Huey and British Dominic Inglot outplayed the French duo of Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, 6-2, 4-6, 10-7, in the first round of the Mutua Madrid Open in Spain.
Huey and Inglot arranged a second-round meeting with the second-seeded tandem of Alexander Peya of Austria and Bruno Soares of Brazil. Peya and Soares got an opening-round bye.
For reaching the second round, Huey and Inglot are already assured of 14,100 Euros and 90 Association of Tennis Professionals ranking points.
The event serves as Huey and Inglot’s build up for the prestigious 2014 French Open scheduled on May 25 to June 8. In 2013 French Open, Huey and Inglot reached the third round.