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Saketh Myneni enters main draw

Saketh Myneni enters main draw
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Myneni, who is India\'s highest ranked tennis player, has never previously played at an ATP Tour event. His first round opponent at US Open will be World No 48 Jiri Vesely of Czech Republic.If Myneni manages to get past Vesely, he is likely to face World No 1 Novak Djokovic in the 2nd round.  

New York: Indian tennis player Saketh Myneni secured qualification to the singles main draw of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career, after beating Serbian Pedja Krstin 6-3, 6-0 in the final qualifying round on Friday.Pedja went into the contest 1-0 up in Head-to-Head record with a win over the Indian in Turkey in May last year but proved to be no match for Myneni on the day.

Myneni, who is India's highest ranked tennis player, has never previously played at an ATP Tour event. His first round opponent at US Open will be World No 48 Jiri Vesely of Czech Republic.If Myneni manages to get past Vesely, he is likely to face World No 1 Novak Djokovic in the 2nd round.

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