Sports

Uruguay's Cuevas upsets Serbia's Lajovic in first round of Australian Open

Agency | January 14, 2019 02:47 PM

Melbourne: Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas defeated Serbia's Dusan Lajovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-1 in round one of the Australian Open here on Monday.

Cuevas, ranked 94 in the ATP singles list, will have the chance to beat his best result at Melbourne Park where he has never reached the third round, when he faces off against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov (20) with whom he maintains a 2-1 disadvantage.

After going down in the first round of the Auckland Open to France's Ugo Humbert, in Melbourne Cuevas managed to get breaks in the most delicate moments of both the first and second sets.

Lajovic, ranked 46 on the ATP list, fell to the Uruguayan who closed the game with a comfortable 6-1 after two hours of play.

Have something to say? Post your comment
Must Read
DC asks officers to speed up awareness drive to make farmers aware of benefits of PMKSN
DC asks officers to speed up awareness drive to make farmers aware of benefits of PMKSN
MP, MLAs, DC and CP greet people on Parkash Utsav of Sri Guru Ravidass Maharaj Ji
MP, MLAs, DC and CP greet people on Parkash Utsav of Sri Guru Ravidass Maharaj Ji
Punjab cabinet ministers expose Capt-Badal bonhomie on the floor of Vidhan Sabha- Bhagwant Mann
Punjab cabinet ministers expose Capt-Badal bonhomie on the floor of Vidhan Sabha- Bhagwant Mann
Car driver arrested for death by negligence
Car driver arrested for death by negligence
Ministerial staff pen down strike continued on Monday
Ministerial staff pen down strike continued on Monday
Punjab IAS officers association strongly condemns reprehensible act of terrorism in Pulwama
Punjab IAS officers association strongly condemns reprehensible act of terrorism in Pulwama
Capt Amarinder slams SAD for disrupting budget proceedings
Capt Amarinder slams SAD for disrupting budget proceedings
Mansa Saanjh Kendras reach out to people, during Jan 3681 applicants get facilities at the Kendras, SSP
Mansa Saanjh Kendras reach out to people, during Jan 3681 applicants get facilities at the Kendras, SSP
Bir Talab to have Butterfly Zone soon
Bir Talab to have Butterfly Zone soon
Punjab budget: Petrol, diesel rates slashed
Punjab budget: Petrol, diesel rates slashed
Punjab MLAs to donate a month’s salary to state’s Pulwama victims’ families
Punjab MLAs to donate a month’s salary to state’s Pulwama victims’ families
MP Chaudhary Satnokh Singh lays foundation stone of city road by allocating Rs 35 lakh from his MPLAD
MP Chaudhary Satnokh Singh lays foundation stone of city road by allocating Rs 35 lakh from his MPLAD