New York, September 3
India’s Divij Sharan and his Serbian associate Nikola Cacic fought arduous earlier than taking place in three units to eighth seeds Nikola Mektic and Wesley Koolhof within the first spherical of the US Open males’s doubles occasion right here.
Sharan and Cacic misplaced 4-6 6-Three 3-6 towards Croatia’s Mektic and Koolhof of the Netherlands in a troublesome contest that lasted one hour and 46 minutes on Wednesday.
The winners will subsequent play Italy’s Simone Bolelli and Maximo Gonzalez of Argentina.
The different Indian within the males’s doubles draw – Rohan Bopanna – and his Canadian associate Denis Shapovalov will tackle Ernesto Escobedo and Noah Rubin of the United States within the first spherical. PTI