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First Look: Indian umpires at US Open 2009

Last updated on: September 10, 2009 

Five Indian umpires at 2009 US Open

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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
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Parthy officiating Slams for three years

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Another umpire, Abhaya Parthy, who was born in Mysore, has been officiating in Grand Slams for three years now.


Image: Umpire Abhaya Parthy

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Kumar is a veteran at the US Open

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Vivek Kumar is another veteran umpire, having officiated seven years at the US Open.

Image: Umpire Vivek Kumar

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