Ebden out of Memphis Open

Australia’s Matthew Ebden has made a disappointing first round exit from the Memphis Open, beaten by lowly-ranked Swiss player Henri Laaksonen.

Ebden lost the first set 6-1 and then quit midway through the second set when 3-0 down, handing the world No.188 Laakson a final 16 spot where he will come up against fourth-seeded American Sam Querrey.

Australia are experiencing a poor run in the competition with Sam Groth also eliminated in the first-round by Ukrainian world No.82 Illya Marchenko.

The big-serving Australian went down 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-2) on Tuesday.

The in-form John Milman is the last remaining Australian in the draw and is currently involved in a three-set battle with American Austin Krajicek.

Milman took the first set 6-3 but lost the second 7-6 (7-3) against the world No.95.

Milman leads 3-1 in the third set.

* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article excludes NSW residents.
Stay up to date with the latest sports news
Follow our social accounts to get exclusive content and all the latest sporting news!