Dudi Sela, Ivo Karlovic win opening matches at New York Open

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Dudi Sela of Israel upset No. 8 seed Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the New York Open.

Ivo Karlovic of Croatia edged American Jared Donaldson 6-4, 7-6 (4) behind 20 aces in the other first-round match on Monday. The ATP tournament is in its first year on Long Island after moving from Memphis.

No. 6 seed Ryan Harrison, the 2017 champion in the final year in Memphis, faced fellow American Donald Young at night, followed by Frances Tiafoe against 17-year-old Sebastian Korda, the Australian Open boys’ champion, in another all-American match.

The top four seeds all received byes. US Open runner-up Kevin Anderson of South Africa is No. 1, followed by Americans Sam Querrey and John Isner, and France’s Adrian Mannarino.



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