Priscilla Hon has led the Australian rate inside the first round of US Open qualifying, beating France’s Harmony Tan in immediately sets.
Queenslander Hon, the very best-ranked Australian female in qualifying and seeded 25th, claimed a 6-4, 7-five win on Monday, to seal an assembly with Germany’s Katharina Hobgarski as she seeks a place in the predominant draw of the 12 month’s final grand slam. Maddison Inglis beat Greek player Valentini Grammatikopoulou 6-3, 6-four to set-up an intriguing home clash with compatriot Lizette Cabrera, who noticed off Poland’s Katarzyna Kawa 6-1, 6-7, 6-three at Flushing Meadows.
Nineteen-12 months-old Melburnian Jaimee Fourlis recovered from dropping the outlet set to triumph over Germany’s Antonia Lottner five-7, 6-four, 6-four and cozy a healthy-up with Russian Ludmilla Samsonova. Russian-born Aussie Arina Rodionova additionally moved into the second one spherical as she proved too excellent for Hungarian Fanny Stollar with a cozy 6-4, 6-2 victory.
Destanee Aiava turned into the simplest Australian woman to lose on Monday, taking place 2-6, 7-five, 7-6 (7-5) to Japan’s Ayano Shimizu. Alex Bolt becomes an early casualty in the men’s qualifying occasion, the twenty-eighth seed exiting 6-3, 6-3 to Colombian Daniel Elahi Galan, whilst Marc Polmans additionally did not progress, losing 6-three, 6-4 to Japan’s Yuichi Sugita.
No Australian men advanced to the second round of qualifiers on Monday with Andrew Harris taking place in a two-and-a-1/2 hour war with French 8th seed Gregoire Barrere and Max Purcell bowing out to Nikola Milojevic. Harris succumbed 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-three) to Barrere even as Purcell became defeated 3-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-three via Serb Milojevic.
On Tuesday, Ellen Perez, Zoe Hives, and Kaylah McPhee will take to the courts in the ladies’ draw at the same time as twenty fifth-seeded James Duckworth, John-Patrick Smith and Akira Santillan are the guys scheduled for the first-round movement.