New Zealand junior, Jack Loutit has had a good start to his first US Open junior tournament.
He's beaten American Alexander Frusina 7-5, 6-3 in one hour 44 minutes in the first round of the junior singles on court 10.
Loutit converted four of 14 break points against the hard-hitting Frusina who was successful with 1 of 4 and served seven aces, but also five double faults.
Loutit had one ace in his favour, but also served five double faults. However he made less errors (24 to his opponents 38).
After the match which had plenty of distractions around the court Loutit was satisfied with the win.
"Yeah I played a pretty solid match today and I knew I needed to play well to beat this guy. I think I executed my game plan well and I'm pretty stoked to get my first win of the Slam in singles," said the 18-year-old from Auckland.
In the second round Loutit will face seventh seed Gonzalo Bueno from Peru who has at ATP ranking of 610 and a current ITF junior ranking of 12.