Fery into final qualifying round


Arthur Fery has twice crushed gamers ranked greater than him in qualifying

Teenager Arthur Fery and fellow Briton Anton Matusevic reached the ultimate spherical of males’s qualifying at Wimbledon.

In girls’s qualifying, compatriots Katie Swan and Naiktha Bains made successful begins to their campaigns.

Bains, 23, got here from 4-1 down towards Hungary’s Reca Luca Jani to win 7-5 6-3.

Equally, 22-year-old Swan trailed Australia’s Lizette Cabrera 4-2 earlier than overhauling the deficit and successful 7-5 6-2.

Matusevich fended off break factors in his opening recreation earlier than breaking on the finish of a aggressive first set for the lead over Spain’s Carlos Taberner.

The 20-year-old world quantity 454 dominated the second set on his technique to a 6-4 6-1 win, and he’ll face tenth seed Bernabe Zapata Miralles, additionally from Spain, within the ultimate spherical.

In the meantime, 18-year-old Fery beat Australia’s Matthew Ebden, ranked 800 locations greater than him, 6-3 6-7 (3-7) 7-5.

The world #1,038 faces eighth seed Tallon Griekspoor from the Netherlands within the final qualifying spherical.

The opposite two members of the first-round successful teenage trio didn’t advance, with Jack Pinnington Jones, 18, shedding 6-3 6-2 to France’s Arthur Rinderknech, and Felix Gill crushed 7-6 (10-8) 6-2 by thirty second seed Marc Polmans from Australia.

British 17-year-old Matilda Mutavdzic misplaced 6-1 6-2 in her first-round match to Croatia’s Ana Konjuh, who reached the fourth spherical of Wimbledon in 2017.

Within the second spherical, Eden Silva misplaced 6-1 6-2 to American Katie Volynets, who confronted solely two break factors from Silva within the match.

Norrie seeded for first time at Grand Slam

Three British gamers might be seeded at this yr’s Wimbledon, which begins on Monday.

British primary Dan Evans would be the twenty third seed, with Cameron Norrie seeded at a Grand Slam for the primary time.

The Queen’s Membership finalist would be the thirtieth seed, with 2017 semi-finalist Johanna Konta seeded twenty eighth within the girls’s singles.

The seedings mirror the world rankings and so within the absence of four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka, world quantity three and defending champion Simona Halep turns into the second seed within the girls’s draw.

The draw is because of happen on Friday.

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