Dubliner Louk Sorensen became the first Irish man to win a match at a major since Matt Doyle did so at the 1985 Australian Open when he beat Yen-Hsun Lu 6-4 3-6 6-2 6-1.

The 25-year-old will never forget his day on Court 14 when the 287th ranked player in the world beat his Chinese opponent.

Sorensen got off to a great start by taking the first set 6-4, but Yen-Hsun Lu squared the match by taking the second set 6-3 before the Irishman found his rhythm to take the next two sets 6-2, 6-1 for a famous win.

Sorensen, whose father played in the 1997 Wimbledon mens singles and is now captain of the Irish David Cup team, can look forward to a second round match against bean pole American John Isner on Wednesday.