Delray Beach Open 2020: Divij Sharan, Artem Sitak through to quarter-finals, set to face top-seeded pair of Mike Bryan, Bob Bryan

Divij and Artem will meet top-seeded doubles pair Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan of USA on Friday

Press Trust of India February 20, 2020 15:55:30 IST
Delray Beach Open 2020: Divij Sharan, Artem Sitak through to quarter-finals, set to face top-seeded pair of Mike Bryan, Bob Bryan
  • India's number two doubles player Divij Sharan along with his Kiwi partner Artem Sitak defeated the Swede-French pair of Andre Goransson and Ugo Humbert 5-7, 6-4, 10-7 to enter the quarter-finals of the Delray Beach Open

  • Divij and Artem will meet top-seeded doubles pair Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan of USA on Friday

  • The Bryan brothers sealed their quarter-final spot after their opponents Nick Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson of Australia gave a walkover

India's number two doubles player Divij Sharan along with his Kiwi partner Artem Sitak defeated the Swede-French pair of Andre Goransson and Ugo Humbert 5-7, 6-4, 10-7 to enter the quarter-finals of the Delray Beach Open.

Delray Beach Open 2020 Divij Sharan Artem Sitak through to quarterfinals set to face topseeded pair of Mike Bryan Bob Bryan

File image of Divij Sharan and Artem Sitak. Twitter@rakutenopen

Divij and Artem will meet top-seeded doubles pair Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan of USA on Friday. The Indo Kiwi pair lost a close first set 5-7 on Wednesday, but came back stronger in the second set, winning 75 per cent of their first-serve points.

In the super tiebreaker Divij-Artem closed out the match with a 10-7 win.

"It was indeed a tough match. We came back really well in the second set. Looking forward to the quarter-finals tomorrow," Divij said.

The Bryan brothers sealed their quarter-final spot after their opponents Nick Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson of Australia gave a walkover.

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