Van de Zandschulp started the match in the highly regarded tournament in the US state of California, considered the fifth Grand Slam tournament. The world number 33 led 4-1 after an early break. Ivashka took control from then on. He won the set 7-5 after two breaks and also broke Van de Zandschulp in the first game of the second set.
The Dutchman received treatment for his injury a few times but decided to call it quits when trailing 3-2 in the second half.