TUSCALOOSA, Ala. –– Former Alabama tennis standout Saketh Myneni will compete in the doubles draw at the US Open, beginning Wednesday, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.
Myneni will play alongside teammate Aslan Karatsev for the first time as a doubles duo. The pair will open play against Laslo Djere and Marc-Andrea Huesle, who will also make their first appearance as a doubles team.
About Saketh Myneni
- First appearance at the US Open in doubles
- Competed in the tournament as a singles competitor in 2016
- Also competed in the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon this year
- Ranks 77th internationally in doubles
- Was an All-SEC First Team selection at Alabama
- 2009 Blue Gray National Collegiate Tennis Classic Sportsmanship Award
- 2009 ITA Southeast Region Player to Watch
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