Atlanta Open: Divij Sharan-Jonathan Erlich to play Brayan brothers in quarter-finals

Sharan and Erlich came from behind to beat Miomir Kecmanovic and Robert Lindstedt 2-6, 6-3, 13-11 in the first round of the ATP 250 event.

Press Trust of India July 25, 2019 17:28:17 IST
Atlanta Open: Divij Sharan-Jonathan Erlich to play Brayan brothers in quarter-finals
  • Sharan and Erlich beat Miomir Kecmanovic and Robert Lindstedt 2-6, 6-3, 13-11 in the first round of the ATP 250 event.

  • The Bryans ousted fellow American wild card pair of Christopher Eubanks and Donald Young

  • Veteran Leander Paes and his partner Marius Copil made a first-round exit.

Atlanta: Partnering Jonathan Erlich, India's Divij Sharan will test his skills against the legendary Bryan brothers, Mike and Bob, in the ATP Atlanta Open quarter-final clash here.

Sharan and Erlich came from behind to beat Miomir Kecmanovic and Robert Lindstedt 2-6, 6-3, 13-11 in the first round of the ATP 250 event.

Atlanta Open Divij SharanJonathan Erlich to play Brayan brothers in quarterfinals

File image of Divij Sharan. Image: Twitter

The Bryans, who have won more than 100 ATP doubles titles together, ousted fellow American wild card pair of Christopher Eubanks and Donald Young 6-4 6-2 in their opener.

In the bottom half of the draw, veteran Leander Paes and his partner Marius Copil made a first-round exit following a close 6-7(2) 4-6 defeat to British-American combination of Taylor Fritz and Cameron Norrie.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran, the only Indian featuring in the singles draw, had lost his first round on Wednesday.

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