The Indian qualifier, ranked 110, pushed his opponent earlier than bowing out with a 7-6(Four) Four-6 Four-6 loss, which got here after an intense battle lasting two hours and 20 minutes.
The 25-year-old Indian saved 11 of the 15 breakpoints within the gruelling match.
The 45 factors he earned by making the third spherical and 16 from the qualifying occasion, are more likely to push Bhambri again to top-100 when the brand new rankings are issued on Monday.
It has been an amazing event for Bhambri, who knocked out gamers of the calibre of two-time doubles Grand Slam winner Nicolas Mahut and world quantity 12 Lucas Pouille en route the third spherical.
Bhambri stated enjoying Frenchman Pouille and Querrey was very completely different.
“They had been utterly completely different opponent. Sam has greater serve and depends rather a lot on it. That was the distinction in the present day. He bailed himself out on a variety of factors. Shedding serve early within the third set was powerful as I used to be enjoying catching up after that and tougher in opposition to an enormous server,” Bhambri instructed PTI.
The Indian Davis Cupper, who additionally beat world quantity 22 Gael Monfils in August 2017, stated he has acquired a variety of confidence from the event.
“I really feel, I can beat anybody. I simply must hold giving myself the alternatives to try this,” he stated.