Haryana’s local boy Sumit Nagal represented India in the US Open 2019 Tennis tournament. In the first round, Sumit clashed out his favourite player Roger Federer. In the opening set, Federer played an uncertain game, but in the following sets, he made a stable comeback buy defeating Sumit by 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4.
There were plenty of other matches on Monday in US open 2019. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic opened his US Open campaign by beating Carballes Baena with 6-4, 6-1, 6-4 points. American 21 years old Reilly Opelka made the biggest upset by defeating World No 11 Fabio Fognini with 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 in his US Open’s debut match.
In addition, 2016 US Open Champion Angelique Kerber started her US Grand Slam 2019 after defeating Kristina Mladenovic by a 7-5, 0-6, 6-4 score in the first round.
2016 US Open runner-up Karolina Pliskova and reigning French Open title winner Ashleigh Barty both had struggled to win.
Furthermore, Serena’s sister Venus Williams showed an exit way to Chinese Zheng Saisai in the first round of the US Open and moved to the second round.