TennisU.S. Men's Clay Court ChampionshipKovacevic
American Aleksandar Kovacevic advances to the second round of the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship after defeating Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis.

In a tense match lasting over three hours, Aleksandar Kovacevic outlasted Thanasi Kokkinakis with scores of 7-6 (3), 6-7 (2), 6-4. Kovacevic, relatively new to tour-level clay matches, secured his victory with an 80% first-serve win rate and 14 aces, expressing satisfaction with his performance regardless of the outcome.