Qualifier Brandon Holt – Son Of Tracy Austin – Dumped Out Of US Open In Round Two By Pedro Cachin


Qualifier Brandon Holt – son of two-time winner Tracy Austin – dumped out of US Open via fifth-set tiebreaker in round two by Pedro Cachin

  • Brandon Holt is out of the US Open after entering the tournament as a qualifier
  • The American raced out to a two-set, 6-1, 6-2 lead over Pedro Cachin
  • But the Argentine stormed back to a five-set victory, winning via tiebreak

Brandon Holt’s shock US Open journey is over, as the qualifier heartbreakingly lost to Pedro Cachin in five sets Wednesday after winning the first two.

Holt put in a dominant first two sets, winning 6-1, 6-2, before the the Argentine responded by winning the next three 6-1, 7-6, 7-6.

Holt led 5-4 and 6-5 in the final set but could not break Cachin, eventually losing 10-6 in a tiebreak. 

Brandon Holt’s US Open fairy tale ended on Wednesday

Pedro Cachin fought back in the match to eventually beat the young American

Pedro Cachin fought back in the match to eventually beat the young American

The Argentine dropped to the ground as Holt lost the match by double fault.

The match lasted three hours and 44 minutes.

Cachin will face Corentin Moutet or Botic van De Zandschulp next.

new balance

Holt’s second round loss followed his stunning victory over No. 10 seed Taylor Fritz Monday, who he defeated 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-4.

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And the 24-year-old could be seen celebrating after the match with his mother, two-time Open champ Tracy Austin. 

Holt was embraced by mom - and two-time Open champ - Tracy Austin after winning Monday

Holt was embraced by mom – and two-time Open champ – Tracy Austin after winning Monday

Austin won the tournament herself in 1979 and 1981, her only singles Grand Slam crowns

Austin won the tournament herself in 1979 and 1981, her only singles Grand Slam crowns

Austin won the tournament in 1979 and 1981.

Ranked as low as 924th in January, Holt was at 303 when he upset Fritz.

He’s poised to climb even higher after winning his first match in a Grand Slam. 

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