Five Indian umpires at 2009 US Open
It is not only the Indian players who are creating a flutter at the US Open, but also umpires from the country, who seem to be everywhere at Flushing Meadows.
There are five umpires of Indian origin officiating at this year's Grand Slam. Their names are Abhishek Mukherjee, Abhaya Parthy, Vivek Kumar, Revathi Sudhakar and Mohan.
Mukherjee, who has been officiating at the Wimbledon for the last three years, said he is selected for the Australian Open again.
Image: Umpire Abhishek Mukherjee
Photographs: Mohammed Jaffer/Snaps India
Parthy officiating Slams for three years
Another umpire, Abhaya Parthy, who was born in Mysore, has been officiating in Grand Slams for three years now.
Image: Umpire Abhaya Parthy