Melbourne – Second seed Casper Ruud was despatched into the second spherical of the Australian Open on Thursday after being defeated by hard-hitting American Jenson Brooksby, a day after Rafael Nadal was additionally eradicated.
Norway’s Ruud, who took a medical break after the second set, misplaced to table-39. Brooksby at Rod Laver Enviornment 6-3, 7-5, 6-7 (4/7), 6-2.
His early exit left the match with out its prime two seeds within the first week after Nadal’s shock loss on the identical courtroom to a different American, Mackenzie McDonald.
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