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Some of the Australian winners in US Open qualifiers


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.

Source: https://www.theage.com.au/sport/tennis/hon-among-australian-winners-in-us-open-qualifiers-20190820-p52iy1.html

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