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19-year-old Harrison into RD.2 against Djokovic

08-17-2011 10:54 BJT

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With Roddick bouncing out, young 19-year old Wild Card Ryan Harrison would give the American fans something to cheer about. Harrison, taking on Argentine veteran Juan Ignacio Chela. The young Yank took the first set 6-3 and moved to 4-3 in the second with a well-executed overhead.

After 71 minutes a Chela forehand went wide and Harrison claimed the win 6-3, 6-3. Next up though for Harrison, a daunting task in the form of world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the second round.

Ryan Harrison, United States, returns a shot from Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentina, in
a first round match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug.
15, 2011, in Mason, Ohio. Harrison won 6-3, 6-3. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

 

Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentina, returns to Ryan Harrison,
United States, in a first round match at the Western & Southern
Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, in Mason, Ohio.
Harrison won 6-3, 6-3. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

Editor:Zou Xian |Source: CNTV.CN

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