Former Ohio State tennis star J.J. Wolf made his Grand Slam tennis debut Tuesday and made it count. Wolf, who played his way into the main U.S. Open draw by advancing through the qualifying rounds, upset No. 36 Guido Pella in four sets, 6-2, 0-6, 6-3, 6-3. Wolf is not only a product of Ohio State, he's clearly a fan of the Blue Jackets. The Cincinnati native came out for his match wearing a CBJ jersey.
The win over Pella is significant and a somewhat sizable upset. In 2018, Pella advanced to the third round of the U.S. Open. He also made it as far as the third round earlier this year at the Australian Open.
The 21-year old Wolf will play again on Thursday. His second round match is against veteran Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena, with the winner advancing to the third round.