Divij Sharan and his Serbian males’s doubles associate Nikola Cacic crashed out within the first spherical of the 2020 US Open. The Indo-Serbian pair misplaced 4-6, 6-3, 3-6 to eighth seeds Nikola Mektic and Wesley Koolhof.
Inconsistency in serves performed a giant function in Sharan and Cacic not with the ability to money in on their comeback within the second set on Wednesday. The pair made a poor begin to the match however made up for it by forcing the sport right into a decider with a dominant 6-3 win within the second set.
Sharan, who was on the checklist of athletes really helpful for the Arjuna Award this yr, had earlier partnered Robin Haase on the Prague Challenger. It was his first event for the reason that Covid-19 induced lockdown on the tennis calendar.
India’s marketing campaign at Flushing Meadows continues with Rohan Bopanna and Sumit Nagal taking part in their respective matches on Thursday. Bopanna is partnering Canadian Dennis Shapovalov and might be going through American duo Noah Rubin and Ernesto Escobedo.
Nagal will, in the meantime, face second seed Dominic Thiem on the Arthur Ashe Stadium in his first ever second spherical match. He grew to become the primary Indian since Somdev Devvarman in 2013 to advance to the second spherical of a Grand Slam event after he beat USA’s Bradley Klahn in 4 units earlier.
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