Vastavam web: In one of the most memorable wins of his career, India’s Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Matt Reid today knocked out reigning French Open champions Ryan Harrison and Michael Venus in the opening round of the ATP250 Aegon International, here today. Jeevan, who won the Chennai Open with compatriot Rohan Bopanna at the start of the year, is yet make his Major debut and already has a win over Grand Slam champions under his belt. He said he can’t be sure if it was the best win of his career.
“Matt and I have known each other from the challenger tour we know each other’s strengths and back each other under pressure, so we were good in the key moments. Matt served great and I moved well at net today.”We had literally nothing to lose as they were the Roland Garros champs so we did a great job staying in the moment and enjoying the match,” the 28-year-old said.”I got in last minute with Matt Reid as there were five onsite teams instead of four because there was a late withdrawal from the advanced entries,” the southpaw from Chennai said.