US Open Qualifiers Live: Yuki Bhambri in action against second seed Jiju Bergs

US Open Qualifiers Live: Bhambri vs Bergs Live – Yuki Bhambri who is the only remaining Indian in the US Open Qualifier…

US Open Qualifiers Live: Bhambri vs Bergs Live – Yuki Bhambri, who is the only remaining Indian in the US Open qualifiers, lost the first set against Belgium’s Jiju Bergs in the second round of the qualifiers on Thursday. Bhambri advanced to the second round with an upset win over ninth seed Radu Albot. He won the contest in straight sets to advance to the second round. Meanwhile, Bergs advanced to the second round of the qualifiers with a 6-, 6-4 win over Argentina’s Renzo Olivo. Follow US Open live updates on InsideSport.IN

US Open Qualifiers Live: Yuki Bhambri looks to seal spot in third round of US Open qualifiers, faces Jiju Bergs in second round – Follow Live Updates

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The match started well for both the players. They held their first three service games as the score was tied at 3-3 in the first set. But things quickly changed as Bergs got the first break against Bhambri to lead 5-3 in eight games. He then won his next service game to take the first set 6-3.

After Bhambri won his first service game in the second set as well, Bergs began to dominate as he won the next three games in a row before breaking Bhambri once to take a 3-1 lead.

US Open Qualifiers Live: Yuki Bhambri looks to seal a place in the third round of US Open qualifiers, faces Jiju Bergs in the second round - follow live updates
US Open Qualifiers Live: Yuki Bhambri looks to seal spot in third round of US Open qualifiers, faces Jiju Bergs in second round – Follow Live Updates
  • Yuki Bhambri, who is playing in a protected ranking, displayed excellent tennis to beat world number 107 Radu Abbott in straight sets in the first round.
  • The 29-year-old Indian has spent most of the last three years recovering from a knee injury and multiple operations.
  • She played her first Grand Slam qualifier at the Australian Open earlier this year, where she lost in the second round of the qualifiers. He then lost in the second round of the Maharashtra Open. He also suffered a second round defeat at the Dubai Tennis Championships.
  • He then began to focus on doubles, partnering compatriot Saketh Maineni at the Challenger event, and returned to singles at the French Open Covalier, where he lost in the first round.
  • He also suffered a first-round defeat in the Wimbledon qualifiers, losing to Zapata Miralles in straight sets 7–5, 6–1.
  • He defeated Rad Albott in the first round on Wednesday to earn his second win in a Grand Slam qualifier this year.
US Open Qualifiers Live: Yuki Bhambri looks to seal a place in the third round of US Open qualifiers, faces Jiju Bergs in the second round - follow live updates
US Open Qualifiers Live: Yuki Bhambri looks to seal spot in third round of US Open qualifiers, faces Jiju Bergs in second round – Follow Live Updates
  • Meanwhile, 23-year-old Jiju Bergs started the year on the ATP Tour by withdrawing midway through her first-round match at the Australian Open qualifiers due to injury.
  • He then qualified for the main draw of the Open 13 and lost in a three-setter to Holger Run in the first round of the main draw.
  • In the French Open qualifiers, he lost in the first round to Jason Jung in straight sets.
  • He qualified directly for the main draw at Wimbledon and faced Jack Draper in the first round. He lost outright in the competition.
  • The 155th-ranked Belgian is now looking to reach the third round of qualifying at the US Open for the first time.

Both players will be facing each other for the first time in their careers. The match will start at 11.00 PM IST.

How many players will qualify from the qualifiers for the US Open 2022 main draw?

16 players will qualify from the US Open qualifiers

How will US Open 2022 qualification work?

  • As usual the single draw is 128 players
  • The 104 highest-ranked men and women who sign up for the US Open automatically qualify for the Grand Slam main draw.
  • They will be joined by 16 players from the qualifiers and 8 wildcard entrants.

When will US Open 2022 start?

US Open 2022 starts on Monday, 29th August 2022.

US Open Qualifiers Live: Yuki Bhambri looks to seal spot in third round of US Open qualifiers, faces Jiju Bergs in second round – Follow Live Updates

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