Divij Sharan Advances To Men's Doubles Second Round In Australian Open

Updated: 22 January 2020 14:15 IST

Divij Sharan and his partner Artem Sitak progressed to the second round of the Australian Open men's doubles event after beating Pablo Carreno Busta and Joao Sousa.

Divij Sharan Advances To Mens Doubles Second Round In Australian Open
Divij Sharan and Artem Sitak got the better of the Portuguese-Spanish duo 6-4 7-5. © Twitter

India's Divij Sharan and his partner from New Zealand Artem Sitak on Wednesday progressed to the second round of the Australian Open men's doubles event after beating Pablo Carreno Busta and Joao Sousa in Melbourne. Sharan and Sitak got the better of the Portuguese-Spanish duo 6-4 7-5 in a thrilling one hour 28 minute encounter. The duo will next face the winner of the first-round match between 10th seeds Mate Pavio-Bruno Soares and Ben Molachlan-Luke Bambridge.

On Tuesday, India's top-ranked tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran missed out on a chance to play against world no.2 Novak Djokovic after crashing out in the men's singles opening round

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Highlights
  • Divij Sharan and Artem Sitak advanced to Australian Open 2nd round
  • They defeated Pablo Carreno Busta and Joao Sousa 6-4 7-5
  • Gunneswaran was knocked out of Australian Open on Tuesday
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