Nedovyesov Advances At U.S. Open

Between 2007 and 2009, Nedovyesov compiled one of the best careers in school history, highlighted by his 2009 ITA National Player of the Year honor.

Between 2007 and 2009, Nedovyesov compiled one of the best careers in school history, highlighted by his 2009 ITA National Player of the Year honor.
Aug. 25, 2014

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -
 

 

Former Oklahoma State tennis star Oleksandr Nedovyesov opened his 2014 U.S. Open run with a victory on Monday, defeating James McGee, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 7-6(3), at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City, N.Y. 

Nedovyesov, who currently holds the No. 104 spot in the in the ATP World Rankings, dropped the first set against the 194th-ranked Irishman, but fired back to take the next three and clinch the match in a fourth-set tiebreaker.

The win marks Nedovyesov’s first in the U.S. Open main draw and his second in Grand Slam competition, adding on to his opening round triumph over Somdev Devverman at the 2014 French Open.

Next in line for Nedovyesov is French standout Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the world’s 10th-ranked player and ninth-overall seed at the event. A victory in Wednesday’s second round match would mark Nedovyesov’s first-career appearance in the third round of a major tournament.

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