These two players, who hadn’t yet won a match in a Grand Slam, not only achieved their first victory but arrived until the qualifying finals.
After beating Sergiy Stakhovsky, number 227 of the world, and Damir Džumhur, 120 of the world, Zane, who is now 457 of the ranking, lost at the qualifying final against 152, Yevgueni Donskói. The achievement of Khan, is so remarkable since at only 19 years old he has gone up against opponents with a long experience in the court and has been able to beat them.
We have to talk of course of the unstoppable Holger Rune. After winning straight up two ATP Challengers, the now 18 years old player, has got himself a ticket for the main draw of the US Open. The undeniable future star played a wonderful qualification phase where he went up against Lukas Lacko, Mitchell Krueger, and Mats Moraing.
The now 145 of the world, will encounter at the first phase of the US Open, nonother than the number 1 of the world Novak Djokovic.