Holger Rune heads for US Open exit after taking swipe at being put on court five

Holger Rune was left to remorse tweeting a map of the US Open website to level spectators in the direction of his first-round match.

The Dane now wants instructions to the exit after crashing out in 4 units to Spain’s Roberto Carballes Baena.

Rune, seeded fourth, was clearly miffed at being shunted away on one in all Flushing Meadows’ tiny exterior courts and sarcastically wrote “in case yow will discover Court 5, that is the place I play my first match Monday”.

The court is crammed in between the Arthur Ashe and Grandstand Stadiums, with pathways on both facet the place spectators can wander previous.

And Rune’s cheeky tweet backfired as a whole bunch swarmed across the court, craning their necks and standing on benches, to see the 20-year-old slip to defeat.

To rub salt within the wound, Rune even complained to the umpire about one noisy fan earlier than finally happening 6-3 4-6 6-3 6-2.

Additionally on Monday, Dominic Thiem picked up his first win at Flushing Meadows since he received the title in 2020.

The 29-year-old Austrian, a former world quantity three who’s working his method again up the rankings after a protracted spell out injured, beat twenty fifth seed Alexander Bublik 6-3 6-2 6-4.

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