(Reuters) – Australian Jordan Thompson put an finish to native hope Noah Rubin’s probabilities on the New York Open on Monday with a 6-7(7) 7-Five 6-1 first-round victory after the Nassau County local used to be troubled through a sore shoulder past due within the fit.
In a combat of baseline consultants it used to be Rubin who used to be the sharper on the outset, grinding out a decent first set ahead of mistakes started to pile up in the second one.
The 22-year-old had his shoulder checked out through a instructor all through a scientific day out previous to the 3rd set however his accuracy by no means returned as Thompson beaten him with a booming first serve and constant counterpunching.
Subsequent up for Sydney local Thompson is a second-round tie in opposition to Spaniard Adrian Menendez Maceiras or American Christopher Eubanks, who play their first around fit on Tuesday.
Rubin used to be no longer the one American to make a first-round go out on Monday with 8th seed Tennys Sandgren dropping out to Italian Paolo Lorenzi 7-6(Four) 6-7(Four) 6-Four on the match, which is performed on indoor arduous courts on the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Reporting through Rory Carroll; Modifying through Peter Rutherford